Included in each pathology request for Lipoprotein a are a Doctors Referral, all Phlebotomy fees (your blood taken at a Private Hospital), all laboratory fees and includes our GP comments.
Lab Code: LiPE
Test Name: Lipoprotein (a)
Profile or Test?
Pathology Sample: blood
Target Turn Around Time: 12 - 15 Working days
Test Information: analysis for this analyte only.
GP Referral: GP Referral is included
Special Instructions: Send to lab immediately. Fasting sample. Spin & Freeze
Laboratory Notes: > 0.3 : possible higher risk of atherosclerosis
Fasting Required: Fast for 12 hours
Sample Required: 1 x Gold
Attendance Restriction: Morning sample preferred.