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​Lysozyme

Chemistry

Specimen Requirements​ ​

Type​
  • ​Plasma
​Container
​Required Volume
  • ​Optimal Volume: 4mL Full Collection Tube
  • Minimum Volume: 1 mL plasma
    (Submitting the minimum volume makes it impossible to repeat the test or perform confirmatory/reflex testing. In some situations, a minimum volume may require a second collection.)
Grounds for Rejection​

Testing Information​ ​

Availability​
  • ​Shipped weekly
Testing Site​
  • ​Referred out by St. Paul’s Hospital Laboratory to Mayo Medical Laboratories
Results Reporting​
  • 5 day turn around time by testing laboratory
​Clinical Interpretation
  • ​Confirming marked increases in the granulocyte or monocyte pools as in granulocytic or monocytic leukemias, myeloproliferative disorders, and malignant histiocytosis
  • Following the course of therapy in cases of chronic granulocytic or chronic monocytic leukemias
  • Increased levels may be seen in nonmalignant disorders including infections, Crohn’s disease, kidney transplant rejection, and other renal disorders
Alternate Test Names​
  • ​Muramidase
SHR LIS Test Code​
  • ​LYSOZ (For Laboratory Use Only)

 

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-694 v5

Last Modified: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 |
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