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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Intralipid, Blood

Clinical Significance

Parenteral nutrition (PN) is an important part of medical management of sick children, careful monitoring of lipid infusion and clearance is essential to safe PN delivery.

Test Name

Intralipid, Blood

Test Code

LPD

Division

Biochemistry - Biochemistry

Method

Turbidimetry

Turn Around Time

Daily

Specimen Type

Serum

Minimum Specimen Requirements

200 uL

Storage/Transportation

Do not Freeze.
Send in ice packs.

Approval is not required

Shipping and Contact Information

The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
170 Elizabeth Street, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 2G3
Canada
Phone: 416-813-7200
Phone: 1-855-381-3212

Reference Range

≤0.90 g/L

Critical Values

>1.00 g/L