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Order Code LPBF1 Lipase, Body Fluid

Necessary Information

1. Indicate specimen source 2. Date and time of collection

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge to remove any cellular material.

Useful For

Determining whether pancreatic inflammation or pancreatic fistula may be contributing to a pathological accumulation of fluid

Method Name

Colorimetric Rate Reaction

Reporting Name

Lipase, BF

Specimen Type

Body Fluid

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Body Fluid Frozen (preferred) 30 days
  Refrigerated  21 days

Reject Due To


Mild OK; Gross reject


Mild OK; Gross reject




Spinal fluid, feces, breast milk, saliva, nasal secretions, gastric secretions, bronchoalveolar lavage or bronchial washings, colostomy/ostomy, or urine

Reference Values

Not applicable

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LPBF1 Lipase, BF 15212-4


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
LPBF2 Lipase, BF 15212-4
FLD7A Fluid Type 14725-6