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Lipoprotein (a)

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
LPA CLEVE
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Gold top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Methodology:
Nephelometry (NEPH)
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)
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-2 days
Additional Info:
Reference range available on patient report
CPT Code:
83695