Leptin, Quant by Chemiluminescents Immunoassay
Label Mnemonic: LEPTIN
Epic Lab Code: LAB3497
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Specimen Instructions:
The patient should be fasting overnight prior to collection.
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 0.5 mL of serum from fasting patient
Absolute Minimum: 0.2 mL of serum from fasting patient
Rejection Criteria:
Non-fasting specimens. Icteric or severely hemolyzed specimens.
Turn Around Time:
1-5 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
0-17 years: Not Established
Adult Male: 0.5-12.7 ng/mL
Adult Female: 0.5-15.2 ng/mL
Methodology:
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
CPT Code:
82397
 
See Additional Information:
Fasting Specimen Requirements