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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: 4503
Special Notes: The Preferred Sample Type for this assay is White Blood Cells (#4504). This test can also be performed on Liver (#4502).

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
References Values or Ranges: Normal Range:50-220
pmol/min/mg protein
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Skin Fibroblast Culture
Requirements: Send 2 T25 flasks at 60-80% confluence.
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 21 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82658 x 1, 84157 x 1, 88233 x 2, 88240 x 1


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