Lipoprotein (a)

Diagnostic Testing Medical

Test name: Lipoprotein (a)

Order Code: LPA

Preferred Specimen: 2mL serum in a Serum Separator Tube (SST or Tiger-top)

CPT Code: 83695

Collection: Allow SST to clot completely at room temp, then centrifuge sample within 2 hours of collection. Refrigerate

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Stability: 8 hours under room temperature; 2 days refrigerated

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