Specimen Requirements

Title

LYSOZYME, SERUM

Specimen Requirement

1-Plain Red Top/1.0mL serum. Spin and separate serum from cells within 1 hour and refrigerate.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature 24 hours; Refrigerated 15 days, Frozen 18 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

5-8 days -- Performed Mon-Sun

Clinical Use

Differential diagnosis of leukemia. Present in association with some cases of myelogenous and some cases of monocytic leukemia.

Test Code

LYSO