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.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday - Saturday
Analytic Time

3 - 7 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
MiChart Code
Lilulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL)
Synonyms
  • Endotoxin Testing
  • LAL
  • LIMULUS AMEBOCYTE LYSATE (LAL)
  • DILUENT
  • ENDO LIMIT
  • LAL TYPE
  • USP ENDOTOXIN LIMIT
  • LIMULUS LYSATE
  • SPECIMEN TYPE
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo FLALA (57193) (Focus 20106)
Section
Special Testing
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.

Contraindications
Not for Clinical Specimens.
Normal Volume
5 mL solution
Minimum Volume
3 mL solution
Additional Information

FOR INVESTIGATIONAL USE ONLY. Based on the information supplied, the appropriate specimen dilution will be prepared and tested. If required, additional dilutions will be performed for an additional charge. By ordering this test the clinician acknowledges that additional reflex testing will be performed and billed at a separate additional charge if indicated. Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Focus Diagnostics.

Billing
CPT Code
87999
Fee Code
22022
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