Test Overview
Test Methodology

Fluorometric Enzyme Assay

Test Usage

Deficiency of lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) results in 2 clinically distinct phenotypes, Wolman disease (WD) and cholesteryl ester storage disease (CESD). Both phenotypes follow an autosomal recessive inheritance pattern and are caused by mutation in the LIPA gene.

Reference Range *

> or =21.0 nmol/hour/mL

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Varies
Analytic Time

10 - 18 days

Soft Order Code
LALB
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo LALB
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Draw blood in lavender, ACD or green top tube. Send whole blood to Specimen Processing refrigerated. DO NOT spin or aliquot

Normal Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
82657
Fee Code
AA390
LOINC
73958-1, 18771-6, 59462-2
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