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LDL Cholesterol (Beta-Quant), S

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
LDLD MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant )tube
Collection Volume:
7.5 mL minimum 2.5 mL < 2 years minimum 5.0 mL > or = 2 years
Cause for Rejection:
Grossly hemolyzed and grossly icteric
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Mon- Thur, Saturday; 3p.m.
Methodology:
Ultracentrifugation/Selective Precipitation/Enzymatic Colorimetry (Beta-Quantification)
Special Instructions:
Patient must not consume any alcohol for 24-hours before the specimen is drawn.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
2-4 days
Additional Info:
Reference range available on patient report
CPT Code:
83701