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Test Compendium

5204: LIPID-ASSOCIATED SIALIC ACID

Test Code

  • 5204

Test Synonym

  • Lipid-Associated Sialic Acid (LASA)

Volume

  • 2 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.1 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Lavender Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Plasma

Storage

  • Ambient

CPT Codes

  • 84275
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 2mL SERUM OR EDTA PLASMA

Additional Information

  • Red-top tube,SST(gel-barrier tube), or lavender-top (EDTA) tube If tube other than a gel-barrier tube is used, transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube. Values obtained with different assay methods should not be used interchangeably in serial testing. It is recommended that only one assay method be used consistently to monitor each patient's course of therapy. This procedure does not provide serial monitoring; it is intended for one-time use only

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days