Test Overview
Test Methodology

Colorimetric

Test Usage

LASA is useful in conjunction with other tests in monitoring patients with a variety of neoplasms including lung, breast, gastrointestinal, leukemia, lymphoma, sarcoma, and Hodgkin's disease.

Reference Range *

12 - 25 mg/dL

Test Limitations

Tumor markers should be used as an aid in the management of cancer patients and in conjunction with other medically established diangostic procedures. Values obtained with different assay methods cannot be used interchangeably.

Test Details
Analytic Time

2 days

Soft Order Code
ZW131
Synonyms
  • LASA-P
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo Wild 131 (ZW131) (Quest 29439P)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

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

Alternate Specimen
SST, Lavender top (EDTA), Green top (sodium heparin).
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Quest Diagnostics.

Billing
CPT Code
84275
NY State Approved
No