Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name TRIGLYCERIDES
Components
Synonyms TG, TRIG
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred 3 mL 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 specimen preferred.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology Enzymatic colormetric
Reference Range 50-150 mg/dL
CPT Code(s) 84478
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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Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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