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Lipid associated sialic acid (LASA)

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB1092 
Synonyms: Lipid-Associated Sialic Acid
Methodology: Colorimetric
Schedule: Tuesday, Friday
Reported: 5-10 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Stability: Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days


Clinical Indications: Lipid-Associated Sialic Acid (LASA) is useful in conjunction with other tests in monitoring patients with a variety of neoplasms including lung, breast, gastrointestinal, leukemia, lymphoma, sarcoma, and Hodgkin's disease.

CPT Code(s): 84275
Last Changed: 12/27/2016 00:17:53
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:17:59