LEPTIN
3900

Leptin is an adipocyte derived hormone that is essential for normal body weight regulation. Leptin production is under neuroendocrine control and the serum concentrations vary directly with the amount of triglycerides stored in adipose tissue depots.

  • Test Type:
    Blood
  • Pre-test Information:
    No special preparation required
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample Wed by 9 am; Report Same day
  • Components:
    1

Sample Report

Test Name LEPTIN
Report Availability Sample Wed by 9 am; Report Same day
Code B164
Category Disorders of Endocrine System
Specimen 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability Room 6 hrs
Stability Refrigerated 1 week
Stability Frozen 4 weeks
Method Enzyme Immunoassay

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