Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Lipase

Test Name: Lipase
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core (all sites)
Specimen Type: 4.5 mL Green (Lithium Heparin) top Vacutainer

Pediatric:
0-2 yrs: Green 0.5 pk.
2-10 yrs: 2 mL Green top
Collection Information: Serum from a 5 mL Gold top or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube is also acceptable.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
24 hours
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: 13-60 U/L
Effective Date: 2014-06-02
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Elevated in acute pancreatitis. Not very specific for pancreatic disorders. Also increased in primary biliary cirrhosis, chronic renal failure and with hemodialysis.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Enzymatic colorimetric
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
LIP
 
Referred To:  

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