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  HDL Specimen Type:
  also known as HDL Cholesterol

Blood


HDL is a member of the following panels :
Lipid Panel

CHEMISTRY

Specimen requirements: Gel Separator Tube 4 mL
  or:Gel Separator Tube 6 mL
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Male >55 mg/dL N/A
Female >65 mg/dL N/A
Male (Moderate Risk) 35 55 mg/dL  
Female (Moderate Risk) 45 65 mg/dL  
Male (High Risk) <35 mg/dL  
Female (High Risk) <45 mg/dL  
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 5 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 2 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry - Blood
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 4-6 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Direct Detergent Polyanion Method
Special Instructions: See lipid panel. Twelve hour fast recommended. Due to assay interference, HDL results are not reported if the triglycerides are >1700 mg/dL.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: HDL
CyberLAB code: 2151
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A