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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Lipase

Lipase

Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

TestLipase
Common AbbreviationsLIPA
ProfileNA
Tube typeBrown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationUsed along with amylase to help diagnose pancreatitis and other pancreatic diseases
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeSerum
Minimum Volume1mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time2 days
LaboratoryRoyal Infirmary Acre Street Huddersfield HD3 3EA 01484 355885
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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