Apolipoprotein B

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

APO B

POE DESCRIPTION:

APOLIPOPROTEIN B

CPT CODE:

82172-90

TURNAROUND TIME:

5-7 working days

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Patient should fast for 12 hours prior to blood draw.

CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTMtube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

2.0 mL blood (1.0 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA:

moderately lipemic, icteric, or hemolyzed specimens are not acceptable.

MINIMUM VOLUME:

1.0 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)

REFERENCE RANGE:

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