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Apolipoprotein E

Important Note

Patient should be fasting.

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

Apo E

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA or Gold SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: Patient should be fasting (12 - 14 hours).

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2- 4 C

Storage location: Spin blood immediately. Refrigerate plasma or serum in a plastic tube affixed with a large computer label in the CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily 1 - 2 w

 

Performing Laboratory

Northwest Lipid Research Lab

Department

Department:  

Northwest Lipid Research Lab

401 Queen Anne Ave
Seattle, WA 98109
 

Phone Number: 206-543-3694

 

 

Reference Range

 

1.4 - 7.8 mg/dL

 

Methodology

Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

83700

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: None specified
Reference Test Number: None specified
Instructions: Send sample by cab to Northwest Lipid Research Laboratories, 2121 N. 35th Street, Seattle, WA 98103 (phone: 206-685-3327). Request forms for this lab are located in the sendout department.