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Test Code LIPPF Lipase, Peritoneal Fluid

Specimen Required

2 mL peritoneal fluid

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 24 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 7 days

Method Name

Colorimetric © • Kinetic

Collection Container / Tube

Preferred: Sterile screw cap container
Other Acceptable Container: None

Transport / Storage Conditions


Reference Values

< 10 U/L

Day(s) Performed

Set up: Daily; Report available: Next day

CPT Codes


Clinical Reference

Peritoneal fluid lipase activity has been considered complementary in the diagnosis of pancreatitis.