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Test Code LPSBF Lipase, Body Fluid


Necessary Information


1. Date and time of collection are required.

2. Specimen source is required.



Specimen Required


Specimen Type: Body fluid

Preferred Sources:

-Peritoneal fluid (peritoneal, abdominal, ascites, paracentesis)

-Pleural fluid (pleural, chest, thoracentesis)

-Drain fluid (drainage, JP drain)

-Pericardial

Acceptable Source: Write in source name with source location (if appropriate)

Collection Container/Tube: Sterile container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Centrifuge to remove any cellular material and transfer into a plastic vial.

2. Indicate the specimen source and source location on label.


Useful For

Determining whether pancreatic inflammation or pancreatic fistula may be contributing to a pathological accumulation of fluid

Method Name

Enzymatic Colorimetric Reaction

Reporting Name

Lipase, BF

Specimen Type

Body Fluid

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Body Fluid Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  30 days
  Ambient  24 hours

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be provided.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

83690

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LPSBF Lipase, BF 15212-4

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
LPBF Lipase, BF 15212-4
FLD7 Fluid Type, Lipase 14725-6