Lipoprotein(a) (Lp(a) (224)

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CPT Code:


Test Type: 1.0 mL Serum Kit Based
Stability Time:

Refrigerated: 7 days


Lp(a) is a plasma lipoprotein that is composed of two parts:

  • LDL-like particle
  • Apolipoprotein (a) [apo(a)], a protein made in the liver and attached to the apoB portion of this part

Levels are determined by genetic factors.

Collection Details:

Collection Instructions:

1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) collected in serum separator tube (SST/Tiger Top)

Refrigerated (ship on frozen cold packs)