Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name CHOLESTEROL
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Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred Green/yellow (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED, SST, K2-EDTA.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates - 0.5mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology Enzymatic colormetric
Reference Range Adult Males (120-199 mg/dL) Adult Females (120-199 mg/dL)
CPT Code(s) 82465
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes Included in Lipid Panel
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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