HDL cholesterol

Alphabetical Test listing

HDL cholesterol-3631

  
HDL cholesterol
  
3631
  
83718.0
  
HDL
  

Fasting is recommended prior to sample collection

Fasting for a blood test

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
2.0 mL
  

Spin

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
Sodium heparin (Na hep) plasma
  

Gold - Spin

Dk green - Spin and separate

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Frozen - 3 months

Ambient - 2 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
  

Accelerator Selective Detergent

  

> 40 mg/dL

  
83718
  
Yes
  
  
11/30/2001
  
08/28/2018
  
02/10/2020