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Lipoprotein (a), Serum

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Test ID

LIPOAN

LAB563

LIPA

 

Reporting Name

Lipoprotein (a), S

Useful For

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

 

This test is not recommended as a screening test in the healthy population.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic 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

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial. Send refrigerated.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

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

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.

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

Specimen Retention Time

7 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject

NY State Approved

Yes

Method Name

Immunoturbidimetric Assay

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Cardiovascular Test Request Form (T724) with the specimen.