Test Overview
Test Methodology

Particle Enhanced Immunoturbidimetric

Test Usage

Determination of potential risk for coronary artery disease

Reference Range *

<45 mg/dL

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday, Thursday
Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code
LPA
MiChart Code
Lipoprotein A (LPA)
Synonyms
  • Lipo(a)
  • LPA
  • Lipoprotein A
  • LIPOPROTEIN (a)
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Automation
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

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

Special Handling

Fasting specimen.

Alternate Specimen
Red top, Green top (heparin). [12/09]
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL serum
Billing
CPT Code
83695
Fee Code
20917
LOINC
10835-7
NY State Approved
No