Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Leptin Order Code : YLEPTN
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Red-top tube (Plain) no additive
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5 mL
Methodology: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Standard Run Times: Mon, Thu
Turnaround Time: 4-8 days
Special Handling: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). Separate and freeze within one hour. Send 1 mL (pediatric: 0.5 mL) of serum frozen in a plastic vial on dry ice. Serum gel tube is acceptable, but must pour off into a plastic screw cap vial and freeze. Minimum volume does not permit for repeat analysis. EDTA (lavender-top) plasma is an acceptable alternate.
CPT Codes: 83519
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB2969
SHC EPIC Code: LABYLEPTN
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Endocrinology
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/91339