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Epic Test Name HDL CHOLESTEROL
Components
Synonyms HIGH DENSITY CHOLESTEROL
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred Green/yellow (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED, K2-EDTA, K3 EDTA
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology homogeneous enzymatic colormetric
Reference Range >39 mg/dL
CPT Code(s) 83718
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
Link
Notes Included in Lipid Panel
Updated/Reviewed 04/09/2018


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