Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Lipase, Body Fluid
Soft Order Code

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Colorimetric Rate

Test Usage
Reference Range

No established reference range.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect body fluid in SST or red top tube, or clean container with no preservative. Refrigerate. Body fluid must be of liquid consistency for analysis.

Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1.0 mL fluid
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL fluid

Billing Information

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Pro Fee Code

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Our High Standard

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.