Test Overview

Test Methodology

Enzymatic Colorimetric

Test Usage

Establishing a diagnosis of lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency. Evaluating the extent of metabolic disturbance by bile stasis or liver disease.

Reference Range*

60 - 80 % of total cholesterol. Reference values have not been established for patients that are <16

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Friday

Analytic Time

2 - 6 days

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Laboratory Reference


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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Requires 12-14 hour fast, and no alcohol 24 hours before specimen is drawn. Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Spin and aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated


Yellow Top Tube

Normal Volume

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL serum

Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

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