Test directory: Lipid Profile w/Reflex LDL-D

Ordering Code915R
Test NameLipid Profile w/Reflex LDL-D
AliasLipid Profile Reflex to Direct LDL
Cholesterol, if Triglycerides >400
Cholesterol & Triglycerides & HDL
& Calc LDL & Calc Non-HDL, reflex
to Direct LDL if Trig >400
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume0.7 mL
Collection InstructionsFasting specimen preferred, but not required.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 30 Days
Rejection CriteriaSpecimen older than stability limits, Grossly hemolyzed,
Insufficient quantity
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologySee individual analytes

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
LDL-Cholesterol, calcALL<100 optimal<100 optimalmg/dL
Non-HDL Cholesterol, calcALL<130 optimal<130 optimalmg/dL