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L/S Ratio, Lung Maturity Profiles, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONL/S RATIO W PG; L/S
TURNAROUND TIME 4-6 hours
 
LA AB, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONSJOGRENS ANTIBODIES; SSA/B
DAYS PERFORMED

Wednesday

TURNAROUND TIME1-7 days
 
LAP, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLEUCINE AMINOPEPTIDASE; LAP
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
LD, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLACTATE DEHYDROGENASE; LDH
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
LDH, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLACTATE DEHYDROGENASE; LDH
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
LDL (Calculated), Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIME1 day
 
LDLC, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIME1 day
 
LGV, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

CHLAMYDIA IGG AB, CHLAMYDIA IGM AB, CHLAMYDIA IGA AB, MICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL

DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0700-1400
TURNAROUND TIME

1-4 days

 
LH, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLUTEINZING HORMONE; LH
DAYS PERFORMED

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME1 day
 
LP, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF CELL COUNT DIFF
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours; available stat
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours. Cell count available in 1 hour.
 
Labile Factor, AC-Globulin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

F5 ACTIVITY

DAYS PERFORMED Mon-Sun, 1600-2300
TURNAROUND TIME 24 hours
 
Lacosamide, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Lactate, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION LACTATE, VENOUS BLOOD; LACTATE, ARTERIAL BLOOD; LACTIC ACID, VENOUS BLOOD; LACTIC ACID, ARTERIAL BLOOD
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

15 minutes

 
Lactate Dehydrogenase, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

CSF LDH

DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Lactate Dehydrogenase, Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

FLUID LDH

 
Lactate Dehydrogenase, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLACTATE DEHYDROGENASE; LDH
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Lactate, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

CSF LACTIC ACID

DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Lactate, Venous Blood or Arterial Blood, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION LACTATE, VENOUS BLOOD; LACTATE, ARTERIAL BLOOD; LACTIC ACID, VENOUS BLOOD; LACTIC ACID, ARTERIAL BLOOD
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

15 minutes

 
Lactic Acid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION LACTATE, VENOUS BLOOD; LACTATE, ARTERIAL BLOOD; LACTIC ACID, VENOUS BLOOD; LACTIC ACID, ARTERIAL BLOOD
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

15 minutes

 
Lamotrigine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLAMOTRIGINE; LAMOTRIG
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Latex (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Lead, Blood, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLEAD; PB
TURNAROUND TIME 1-3 working days
 
Lecithin/Sphingomyelin Ratio, Amniotic Fluid, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONL/S RATIO W PG; L/S
TURNAROUND TIME 4-6 hours
 
Leflunomide, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Leflunamide

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Legionella Antibody, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONLEGIONELLA PNEUMOPHILA AB; LEGION AB
TURNAROUND TIME 2-7 working days
 
Legionella Urinary Antigen, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

LEGION AG

DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

2 hours

 
Legionella pneumophila Antibody Level, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONLEGIONELLA PNEUMOPHILA AB; LEGION AB
TURNAROUND TIME 2-7 working days
 
Legionnaires Disease, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

LEGION AG

DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

2 hours

 
Legionnaires` Disease Serology, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONLEGIONELLA PNEUMOPHILA AB; LEGION AB
TURNAROUND TIME 2-7 working days
 
Leucine Aminopeptidase, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLEUCINE AMINOPEPTIDASE; LAP
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Leukemia Gene Translocation, bcr-abl by Reverse Transcriptase PCR and Quantitative PCR (qPCR), Molecular Diagnostics/Molecular Biology Diagnostics Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBCR-ABL TRANSLOCATION
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Thur, 0900-1600; Fri, 0900-1200
TURNAROUND TIME7-10 days
 
Leukemia Profile, Blood or Bone Marrow, Molecular Diagnostics/Cellular
POE DESCRIPTIONLEUKEMIA PROFILE
DAYS PERFORMED Mon-Fri, 0800-1600; weekends and holidays 0800-1630 by on-call basis. 85-5329.
TURNAROUND TIME1-3 days
 
Leukocyte Acid Phosphatase (TRAP Stain for Hairy Cell Leukemia), Surgical Pathology
 
Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency (CD 11a/18), Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

CD 11/18 Leukocyte Adhesion Def

TURNAROUND TIME

7-10 days

 
Leukocyte Concentrate, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDArrangements should be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. Weekdays, 0730-1700; weekends, 0730-1400. Tech "on call" will only perform donations scheduled 24 hours in advance.
TURNAROUND TIMEDonation should take between 2-4 hours. Donor specimen must be completely processed and cross-matched.
 
Leukocyte Cytochemistry, Surgical Pathology
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri ,0800-1600
TURNAROUND TIME24-48 hours
 
Leukocyte Depletion of Blood Products by Filtration, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1-2 hours
 
Leukocyte Removal by Filtration, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1-2 hours
 
Leukocyte-Poor Blood Products, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1-2 hours
 
Levetiracetam (Keppra), Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Levetiracetam, Keppra

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Levodopa Suppression Test, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONPROLACTIN
DAYS PERFORMED

24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME1 day
 
Li, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLITHIUM; LI
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Lidocaine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLIDOCAINE
TURNAROUND TIME 4-6 hours
 
Liley's Zone Analysis, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONFL AMNIOTIC SPECTROPHOTOM
TURNAROUND TIME 4-6 hours
 
Limulus Amebocyte Lysate Test, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0800-1430
TURNAROUND TIME1-3 days. Specimens received before 1430 Monday through Friday will have the results reported the same day.
 
Limulus Assay for Endotoxin, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0800-1430
TURNAROUND TIME1-3 days. Specimens received before 1430 Monday through Friday will have the results reported the same day.
 
Limulus Test, Solutions, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0800-1430
TURNAROUND TIME1-3 days. Specimens received before 1430 Monday through Friday will have the results reported the same day.
 
Lipase, Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

FLUID LIPASE

DAYS PERFORMED

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

1 hour

 
Lipase, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLIPASE; LIP
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Lipid Panel, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLIPID PANEL; LIPID PROFILE; COR SCREEN
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIME1 day
 
Lipids, Stool Qualitative, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Lipids, Total, Feces - timed samples only, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONTOTAL LIPIDS FECES; FECES TOTAL LIPIDS; Q/TLIP
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Lipoprotein (a), Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLIPOPROTEIN (A)
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Lithium, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLITHIUM; LI
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Liver/Kidney Microsomal Antibodies, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLIVER KIDNEY ANTIBODY; LIV/KID AB
TURNAROUND TIME7-10 days
 
Lobster (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Lobster Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Long-Acting Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (LATS), Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONTHYROID STIM IMMUNOGLOBULIN; TSIG
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Lovenox, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLOW MOLE. WT. HEPARIN
DAYS PERFORMED Everyday on second shift
TURNAROUND TIME

1 day

 
Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, Calculated, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIME1 day
 
Low Molecular Weight Heparin, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLOW MOLE. WT. HEPARIN
DAYS PERFORMED Everyday on second shift
TURNAROUND TIME

1 day

 
Lower Respiratory Culture Aspirate, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONSPUTUM OR LEUKENS W GRAM STAIN; CU SPUTUM AND GS; C SPUTUMGS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

Preliminary culture reports are available after 24-48 hours. Cultures with no growth or normal flora only will be finalized after 48 hours. Completion of culture reports may take 3-4 days after receipt of the specimen when multiple isolates are found.

 
Lower Respiratory Mycobacterium Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB W SMEAR; C AFBSM

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: 24 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when a mycobacterial isolate is detected. Negative cultures with negative smears will be finalized after 8 weeks. Negative cultures with positive smears will be finalized after 12 weeks. Completion of culture reports may require additional time when mycobacteria are isolated and susceptibility testing is performed.
 
Lp(a), Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLIPOPROTEIN (A)
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Lui Freeze-Thaw Eluate, Blood Center (consultations)
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1- 2+ hours
 
Lumbar Puncture, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF CELL COUNT DIFF
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours; available stat
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours. Cell count available in 1 hour.
 
Luminal., Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONPHENOBARBITAL; PHENOBARB
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Lupus Anticoagulant, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLUPUS ANTICOAGULANT ANTIBODIES; LUPUS COAG
DAYS PERFORMED Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
TURNAROUND TIME48-72 hours
 
Luteinizing Hormone PEDS, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Luteinizing Hormone, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLUTEINZING HORMONE; LH
DAYS PERFORMED

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME1 day
 
Lyme Arthritis Serology, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

LYME DISEASE ANTIBODIES; (IgG, IgM) IMMUNOBLOT

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Lyme Disease Antibodies, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

LYME DISEASE ANTIBODIES; (IgG, IgM) IMMUNOBLOT

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Lyme Disease Antibody Index, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONMICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Thursday, 0800-1430
TURNAROUND TIME1 week
 
Lymphocyte Antibodies, Molecular Diagnostics/Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
POE DESCRIPTIONHLA ANTIBODY SCREEN
DAYS PERFORMEDRoutine; stat; Mon-Fri, 0800-1700
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: <30 days

Stat: 2-3 days

 
Lymphocyte Crossmatch, Molecular Diagnostics/Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
DAYS PERFORMEDMon - Fri, 0800 -1700; specimens not accepted after 1200 on Fri
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours verbal

5-7 days written

 
Lymphocyte Stimulation, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday through Thursday

 
Lymphogranuloma Venereum, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

CHLAMYDIA IGG AB, CHLAMYDIA IGM AB, CHLAMYDIA IGA AB, MICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL

DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0700-1400
TURNAROUND TIME

1-4 days

 
Lymphogranuloma Venereum Culture, Molecular Diagnostics/Cellular referred to Commercial Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday - Saturday

TURNAROUND TIME

4 -5 days

POE DESCRIPTIONCU CHLAMYDIA; C CHLAM
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday-Friday

TURNAROUND TIME

3-4 days

 
Lymphoma Gene Translocation, bc1-2 by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Molecular Diagnostics/Molecular Biology Diagnostics Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBCL 2 GENE; BCL2
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Thur, 0900-1600; Fri, 0900-1200
TURNAROUND TIME7-10 days
 
Lymphoma Profile, Bone Marrow, or Tissue, Molecular Diagnostics/Cellular
POE DESCRIPTIONLYMPHOMA BONE MARROW/TISSUE
DAYS PERFORMED Mon-Fri, 0800-1600; weekends and holidays 0800-1630 by on-call basis. 85-5329.
TURNAROUND TIME5 days
 
Lymphoma Protocol, Surgical Pathology
DAYS PERFORMED Mon-Fri, 0800-1700
 
Lymphoma and Leukemia Gene Rearrangement, Ig Light Chain Gene Rearrangement by PCR, Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTION LCPCR
DAYS PERFORMED Mon. - Thurs. 9:00-4:00; Fri. 9:00-12:00
TURNAROUND TIME 14 days
 
Lymphoma and Leukemia Gene Rearrangement, T cell Receptor Gamma Gene Rearrangement by PCR, Molecular Diagnostics/Molecular Biology Diagnostics Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

TCR GENE REARRANGEMENT BY PCR, TCPCR

DAYS PERFORMED

Mon-Thurs, 0900-1600; Fri, 0900-1200

TURNAROUND TIME

7-10 days

 
Lymphoma and Leukemia Gene Rearrangment, Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain (IgH) Gene Rearrangement by PCR, Molecular Diagnostics/Molecular Biology Diagnostics Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONJH GENE REARRANGEMENT BY PCR; JHPCR
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Thur, 0900-1600; Fri, 0900-1200
TURNAROUND TIME7-10 days
 
Lysozyme, Serum, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION LYSOZYME
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days


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