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Leucine aminopeptidase (LAP)

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB1044 
Synonyms: Arylamidase
Methodology: Colorimetric
Schedule: Wednesdays a.m
Reported: 15 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Red-top tube (no gel)
Transport: Refrigerated (cold packs).
Unacceptable conditions: Received room temperature Plasma
Stability: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 3 weeks; Frozen: 2 months

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: LAP may be useful as a marker of hepatic and pancreatic carcinoma. LAP may also be useful as a marker of early tubular (renal) injury in diabetes and as an indicator of SLE activity.

Performing lab: Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute-San Juan Capistrano, CA 33608 Ortega Highway San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83670
Last Changed: 11/16/2016 12:13:21
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:16:21