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Clinical Biochemistry

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Specimen requirements

Adult sample type: Serum (gold/yellow top SST)

Paediatric sample type: Plasma (orange top paediatric tube)

Collection requirements: Lipase is only routinely available on trial samples


Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Spectrophotometry - Quinone Dye

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

Churchill Hospital

Reference intervals


All ages: 8 - 78 IU/L


All ages: 8 - 78 IU/L

Last reviewed:17 June 2024