Apolipoprotein B APOB

Method(s) Quantitative Nephelometry
Specimen Required
Collect One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.
Transport 1 mL serum at 2-8°C. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Remarks

Fasting sample recommended. Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.

Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 3 months
Unacceptable Conditions Hemolyzed samples.
Schedule Daily
Billing Code 5010664
CPTCode 82172
Notes This protein is found in low density lipoprotein.
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

Male: 55-140 mg/dL

Female: 55-125 mg/dL

No Appointment Necessary
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