Test Overview
Test Methodology

Enzymatic Colorimetric

Test Usage

Identifying persons at increased risk for coronary heart disease events.

Reference Range *

0-224 U/mL

Test Details
Days Set Up
Thursday
Analytic Time

2 - 10 days

Soft Order Code
SO
MiChart Code
Lipoprotein-Associated Phospholipase A2, Activity
Synonyms
  • PLAC
  • Lipprtn Assctd Phsphlipse A2
  • PLAC Test
  • Lp-PLA2
  • PLACA
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
ARUP (#3002266)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate (preferred) or freeze.

Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum
Additional Information

Test sent to ARUP Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
83698
Fee Code
22037
LOINC
39804-0
NY State Approved
No