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Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code PLIP
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Spectrophotometric
Patient Preparation An 8 hour fast before specimen collection is preferred.
Container type Red top (Gold top NOT acceptable)
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum (plasma is not acceptable)
Preferred volume 1 mL serum or plasma
Min. Volume 0.3 mL serum or plasma
UCSF Rejection Criteria Collected in Gold top. Plasma sample.
Processing notes Refrigerate. Order Quest # 717X
Units mg/dL
Normal range 151-264 mg/dL
Turn around times Test performed Sunday and Thursday AM and reports on Monday and Friday PM.
Additional information Test is for research use only.
LOINC code 2568-4
Last Updated 10/28/2013 11:48:50 AM
Entry Number 739
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