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Lysosomal Acid Lipase Analysis
Test Information: This test provides enzymatic analysis of Acid Lipase for Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis.

Acid Lipase is deficient in Wolman Disease and/or Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease.
Test Details
Test Code: 4502
Special Notes: The Preferred Sample Type for this assay is White Blood Cells (#4504). This test can also be performed on Skin Fibroblast Culture (#4503).

Results from this test are not useful for Carrier Testing. Please note, carriers may have Acid Lipase levels in the normal range.
Technical Information
Methodology: Radiometric
Gene Name: LIPA
Protein Name: Lysosomal acid lipase/cholesteryl ester hydrolase
Test Type: Enzyme Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Liver
Requirements: >10 mg of Liver for Enzyme Analysis
Shipping Conditions: Liver should be flash frozen in liquid nitrogen at collection with no media added, stored at -80C, and shipped by overnight courier on 3-5 lbs of dry ice.

Turn Around Time: 14 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82658 x 1, 84157 x 1


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