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Epic Test Name LDL DIRECT
Components
Synonyms DIRECT LDL CHOLESTEROL, LDL
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred 3 mL Green/yellow (lithium heparin), Acceptable PLAIN RED collection tube.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology Direct homogeneous enzymatic colormetric
Reference Range <100 mg/dL
CPT Code(s) 83721
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeRoutine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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