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lipoprotein a
Synonyms: Lipoprotein "Little a"; Lp(a); Lp "Little a" 
Computer Code: (RLPA)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red, gold preferred, lavender or sodium green top tube acceptable). Send to Special Chemistry immediately. 
Minimum Volume: 0.5 Ml 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, refrigerate. Min 0.2 mL serum. Plasma: centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma, refrigerate. Min 0.2 mL plasma. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 7 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 83695 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 05/24/2016
Time: 13:45:59 (24hr)