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Epic Test Name LIPID PANEL & REFLEX
Components Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Non-HDL Cholesterol, Cholesterol / HDL Cholesterol Ratio
Synonyms LIPID PANEL W/REFLEX TO LDL DIRECT
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred Green/yellow (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED, K2-EDTA.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions Fasting Sample required, 9-12 hrs.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology See individual tests
Reference Range Triglycerides 50 - 150 mg/dL ; Cholesterol <200 mg/dL ; HDL Chol > 39 mg/dL ; LDL Chol <100 mg/dL Chol / HDL Ratio 0 - 5 ; Non - HDL Chol 95 - 160 mg/dL.
CPT Code(s) 80061 ( If Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL are performed.
82465 ( Cholesterol, Total)
84478 ( Triglycerides)
83718 (HDL, Cholesterol)
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around Time 
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
Link http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/cholesterol/atglance.pdf
Notes If Triglycerides are >400, this panel will reflex to LDL (Direct).
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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