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Test Code LIPOAM Lipoprotein (a), Serum

Additional Codes

MAYO Test ID
LIPA
EPIC Test ID
LAB563

 

Reporting Name

Lipoprotein (a), S

Useful For

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk refinement in patients with moderate or high risk based on conventional risk factors

Method Name

Automated Turbidimetric Immunoassay

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: Fasting-overnight (12-14 hours)

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross reject

Other

NA

 

Reference Values

≤30 mg/dL

Values >30 mg/dL may suggest increased risk of coronary heart disease.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Continuously

CPT Code Information

83695

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LIPA Lipoprotein (a), S 10835-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
LIPA Lipoprotein (a), S 10835-7

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Cardiovascular Test Request Form (T724) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/cardiovascular-request-form.pdf).