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LDL Cholesterol, Direct

Specimen Type:

 

 

Blood


SCRAP


Specimen requirements:

Gel Separator Tube 6 mL

Reference ranges:

CATEGORY

Desirable

Borderline

Higher Risk

UNITS  

QUALITATIVE  

0-19 years

109 mg/dL or less

110-129 mg/dL

130 mg/dL or greater

mg/dL

N/A

20 years and older

129 mg/dL or less (99 mg/dL or less if patient has CHD)

130-159 mg/dL

160 mg/dL or greater

mg/dL

N/A

Unit of measure:

mg/dL

Ideal sample:

5 mL

Absolute minimum amount:

N/A

Method of collection:

N/A

Transportation:

N/A

Label instructions:

N/A

Request test on form:

"Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )

Order/entry screen(s):

Chemistry Blood Browse Function

Stat frequency:

N/A

Stat turn around time:

N/A

Routine frequency:

Daily

Must be in by:

N/A

Routine turn around time:

1 – 2 days

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

This test is sent to :

ARUP - Associated Regional & University

Scheduling requirements :

N/A

Method:

Detergent Solubilization, Enzymatic

Special Instructions:

N/A

 

Results are available on a Chart Copy

 

Results are Quantitative

CyberLAB abbreviation:

LDLM

CyberLAB code:

8908

Lab Processing Instructions:

Freeze after processing.