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Lipoprotein (a)

Centralized Core Laboratory - Cleveland Clinic Laboratories : Send Out

Test ID :
Test Workstation :
Specimen Type:
Tube Type:
Gold top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)
Alternate Tube Type:
Red Top Serum, Lithium Heparin plasma
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL
Minimum Volume:
1.5 mL
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Immunoturbidimetric Assay
Special Instructions:
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Evaluation of coronary artery disease risk associated with elevations of the athrogenic lipoprotein (a). For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly)
1-4 days
Additional Info:
Reference Range: <30 mg/dL
CPT Code:

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