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Test & Collection Guide

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Apolipoproteins - a, A1

Alternate names:
A1, Lipoprotein a
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
LPA
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Plain Tube with gelPlain Tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable

 

12 hours Fasting.

This test does not attract Medicare benefits and private patients will have to bear the full cost of the service.

Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
1 mL
Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
3-4 days
Reference Interval:

< 0.24 g/L

Laboratory Use Only

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW