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Test Code FLEP Leptin

Reporting Name


Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Performing Laboratory

Esoterix Endocrinology

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s).  (Serum gel tube is acceptable.) Separate and freeze within one hour. Send 1 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.


Note:  EDTA (lavender-top) plasma is an acceptable alternate.



Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
NOTE: Minimum volume does not allow for repeat analysis.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Frozen (preferred) 200 days
  Ambient  48 hours
  Refrigerated  48 hours

Reference Values

Units: ng/mL


       Age                                  Range


Adults (BMI=22)

  Males                                 0.7 -  5.3

  Females                             3.3 - 18.3


Contact laboratory for other BMI reference ranges.


Test Performed By:   Esoterix Endocrinology

                               4301 Lost Hills Road

                               Calabasas Hills, CA 91301

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Thursday

Test Classification

Results of this test are for research purposes only per the assay manufacturer. The performance characteristics of this assay have not been established. The result should not be used as a diagnostic procedure without confirmation of the diagnosis by another medically established diagnostic product or procedure.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Result ID Reporting Name LOINC Code
Z0262 Leptin 21365-2