Test Overview
Test Methodology

Enzymatic colorimetric

Test Usage

Diagnosis of lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) deficiency.

Reference Range *

155 - 275 mg/dl

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2-4 days

Soft Order Code
PPL
MiChart Code
Phospholipids, Serum
Synonyms
  • PPL
  • PHOSPHOLIPIDS, SERUM
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo PPL (8296)
Section
Special Testing
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.

Special Handling

Fasting specimen.

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

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
84311
Fee Code
32132
NY State Approved
No