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Lipase

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:LIPA
Specimen Types:Serum
Plasma
Container Types:
SST
Lithium Heparin (with Gel)
Collection & Request Instructions:

Lipase is the preferred analyste for urgent diagnosis of pancreatitis in this laboratory as it has a higher specificity and longer half-life than amylase.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Additional Notes:

Reference Ranges:  10—70 U/L