Lipid Panel with Calculated LDL, Serum/Plasma

ORDER CODE: LPDC

ORDERING

SPECIMEN

PROCESSING

RESULTS

The patient should be fasting for at least 8 hours prior to sample collection. Regardless of whether patient is fasting or not, lab will still accept lipid specimen and run them. Phlebotomist needs to alert the chemistry team that specimens were collected under non-fasting conditions.

Test Code

SHC TEST CODE LPCH TEST CODE
LABLPDC LAB18

Specialty

General Chemistry

CPT Code

80061
Preferred Specimen Type
Plasma/Serum
Container Type
Mint-top gel tube (Lithium heparin) or SST Gold-top tube
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Volume

REQUESTED VOLUME MINIMUM VOLUME(PEDIATRIC)
1 mL whole blood 0.6 mL (1 full microtainer) whole blood

Specimen Stability

Special Handling
The patient should be fasting for at least 8 hours prior to sample collection. Specimens must be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection. After centrifugation, specimens are stable for 7 days at 2 to 8°C.

Department

Chemistry

Standard Run Time(s)

24 hours/7 days a week

Turnaround Time

ROUTINE STAT
24 hours 1 hour

Methodology

Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)

Components

COMPONENT
Total Cholesterol
HDL Cholesterol
LDL Cholesterol (calculated)
LDL/HDL Ratio
Non-HDL Cholesterol
Cholesterol/HDL Ratio
Triglycerides
The patient should be fasting for at least 8 hours prior to sample collection. Regardless of whether patient is fasting or not, lab will still accept lipid specimen and run them. Phlebotomist needs to alert the chemistry team that specimens were collected under non-fasting conditions.

Test Code

SHC TEST CODE LPCH TEST CODE
LABLPDC LAB18

Specialty

General Chemistry

CPT Code

80061

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Preferred Specimen Type
Plasma/Serum
Container Type
Mint-top gel tube (Lithium heparin) or SST Gold-top tube
Container Image 1 Container Image 2

Volume

REQUESTED VOLUME MINIMUM VOLUME(PEDIATRIC)
1 mL whole blood 0.6 mL (1 full microtainer) whole blood

Specimen Stability

Special Handling
The patient should be fasting for at least 8 hours prior to sample collection. Specimens must be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection. After centrifugation, specimens are stable for 7 days at 2 to 8°C.

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Department

Chemistry

Standard Run Time(s)

24 hours/7 days a week

Turnaround Time

ROUTINE STAT
24 hours 1 hour

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Methodology

Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)

Components

COMPONENT
Total Cholesterol
HDL Cholesterol
LDL Cholesterol (calculated)
LDL/HDL Ratio
Non-HDL Cholesterol
Cholesterol/HDL Ratio
Triglycerides

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