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Apolipoprotein B *

SIM

22082 

CPT

82172 

Synonyms

Apo B; Apo B100; Beta Apolipoprotein 

Specimen Type

Serum (plasma is acceptable) 

Container

Red or gold-top tube; green-top (heparin) or lavender-top (EDTA) tube.

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

Vol.: 2 ml.
Min. volume: 2 ml.

Additional Information

Apolipoprotein plays an essential role in lipid transport and metabolism.

Patient Preparation

Patient must be fasting 12-14 hours.

Specimen Processing Instructions

Centrifuge and remove serum or plasma.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated : 14 days

Rejection Criteria

Quantity not sufficient; Citrated plasma; Non-fasting patient

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Apolipoprotein B  

Methodology

Immunologic 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

167015 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/5/2018 

Supplemental

* Denotes Reference Lab Test  

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 05, 2018

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