Test directory: Cholesterol,Reflex to Lipid Profile

Ordering Code142R
Test NameCholesterol,Reflex to Lipid Profile
AliasCholesterol with reflex to HDL, LDL
& Triglycerides
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green),
Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume0.7 mL
Collection InstructionsPatient must be fasting for 12 hours.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 30 Days
Stability times reflect least stable analyte in the Lipid
Rejection CriteriaSpecimen older than stability limits, Grossly hemolyzed,
Insufficient quantity
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyEnzymatic Colorimetric

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Cardiac Risk ReflexALLSee report.