Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2-4 days

MiChart Code
Phospholipids, Serum
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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Enzymatic colorimetric

Test Usage

Diagnosis of lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) deficiency.

Reference Range

155 - 275 mg/dl

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in red top or SST tube from a fasting patient (12 - 14 hour fast). Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze. Patient must not consume any alcohol for 24 hours prior to specimen collection.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 ml serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 ml serum

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.