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Test Code



Testing performed with serum on Beckman Coulter DxC 700 AU analyzer.

Test Utility

Used in the diagnosis of patients suspected of having acute pancreatitis and obstruction of the pancreatic duct.

Specimen Storage and Stability

Lipase activity is stable for several weeks when stored at 2-8C or indefinitely frozen at -20C or colder.

Specimen Collection and Preparation

Serum samples, Gold Top or Tiger SST, free from hemolysis are recommended.

Specimen Rejection

  • Improperly labeled

  • Specimen grossly

  • Hemolyzed uncentrifuged

Reference Ranges

11 - 82U/L


Monday - Saturday, 16 hours a day.

Result available after getting the specimen in 5 hours.

STAT results available within 2 hours of receipt in the Laboratory.

*NOTE: All Specimen Refrigerated (2-8°C) for 7 days only.


Vibra Health Laboratory

Phone: (248) 846-0663

1307 Allen Dr, Suite A, Troy, MI 48083

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