Lipid panel with reflex to LDL

Alphabetical Test listing

Lipid panel with reflex to LDL-8161

  
Lipid panel with reflex to LDL
  
8161
  
LAB8161
  
LPR
  
Lipoprotein
  
  • Cholesterol
  • Triglycerides
  • HDL
  • LDL calculation
  • VLDL, calculated
  • Test will reflex to LDL cholesterol, direct if triglyceride result is >400
  

A 8 - 10 hour fast prior to sample collection is recommended

Fasting for a blood test

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  

Lt green PST

  
2.0 mL
  
1.0 mL
  

Lt green PST/Gold SST - spin

Dk green Sodium heparin (Na hep) - spin and separate

  

Plasma separator (Lt PST)

serum separator (Gold SST)

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

  

Refrigerated - 7 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

See individual tests

  

Cholesterol

100 - 199 mg/dL

Triglycerides

<150 mg/dL

HDL

>40 mg/dL

LDL calculation

Not established

VLDL, calculated

≤30 mg/dL

  

Samples with triglyceride concentrations >1,300 mg/dL should not be used for the determination of LDL cholesterol.

  
80061
  
Yes
  
  
10/24/2008
  
09/10/2021
  
02/10/2020