Days Set Up
Tuesday - Saturday
Analytic Time

3 - 7 days

MiChart Code
Lilulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL)
Soft Order Code
MMLR

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Endotoxin Testing
LAL
LIMULUS AMEBOCYTE LYSATE (LAL)
DILUENT
ENDO LIMIT
LAL TYPE
USP ENDOTOXIN LIMIT
LIMULUS LYSATE
SPECIMEN TYPE

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Kinetic Assay

Test Usage

Detection and quantitation of gram-negative endotoxin in aqueous solutions used in patient management. For investigational use only.

Reference Range

< 0.05 EU/ml (Negative). Interpretive report provided.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Place 5 mL of aqueous solution (water or dialysis solution used in patient management) in sterile plastic container. Send frozen on dry ice. Body fluids are not an acceptable specimen. Please specify name of aqueous solution, diluent if applicable, and the USP endotoxin limit.

Normal Volume
5 mL solution
Minimum Volume
3 mL solution

Billing Information

CPT Code
87999
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
 

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.