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Lipase

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB99
EPIC Order
  LIPASE LEVEL
CPT Code(s)   83690
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold Top/red top acceptable
  micro: 200 µL blood/serum separator bullet/gold Top/red top
Stability
Unspun < 6 hours
Spun:
Room temp < 7 days
Refrig < 21 days
Frozen < 5 mos.
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: YES 
Turnaround Time   Routine 2 hrs; STAT 1 hr
Reference Range Normal: see Table below
Comments
LIPASE U/L (effective 2/29/2004)
Age Male Female Unspecified 
0-90d 10-85 10-85  10-85
91d-365d 13-95 10-128  12-112
366-729d 15-135 15-150  15-143
2yr-<11yr 10-175 10-150  10-163
11yr-<15yr 10-195 10-180  10-188
15-18yr 10-195 10-220  10-208
>18yr 44-232 44-232  44-232

Reviewed by jcayless on December 19, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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