Test Overview
Test Methodology

Colorimetric Rate

Test Usage

Pancreatic function test, useful in the differential diagnosis of pancreatic disease

Reference Range *

5 - 50 IU/L

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

4 hours

Soft Order Code
LIP
MiChart Code
Lipase
Synonyms
  • LIPASE
  • LIP
  • LIPASE LEVEL
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Automation
STAT Availability

STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).

Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Alternate Specimen
Red top, Green top (sodium or lithium heparin) [11/09]
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum
Billing
CPT Code
83690
Fee Code
20708
LOINC
3040-3
NY State Approved
No
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