Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 21, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2723

Apolipoprotein B

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Fasting Specimen is Preferred
  • Separate from cells ASAP
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Hemolyzed specimens
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 3 Day(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Turbidimetric
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82172
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : 50-155 mg/dL

Elevated levels of Apolipoprotein B (ApoB) are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, even when LDL or non-HDL levels are within normal limits.
Components:
  • 2723 - APO B
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