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Test Compendium

6590: LEPTIN, SERUM

Test Code

  • 6590

Test Synonym

  • Leptin, Serum

Minimum Volume

  • 0.2 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma

Container

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

Storage

  • Refrigerated

CPT Codes

  • 83520
    *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

  • 0.2 mL SERUM OR EDTA PLASMA

Additional Information

  • Separate serum or plasma from cells and transfer to a plastic transport tube.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: Unstable REFRIGERATED: 10 days FROZEN: 14 days