Triglyceride

Alphabetical Test listing

Triglyceride-256

  
Triglyceride
  
256
  
84478.1
  
TRG
  

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

Fasting for a blood test

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.25 mL
  

Spin

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
  
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Ambient - 2 days

Frozen - 1 year

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

Enzymatic

  

Adult: < 150 mg/dL

  
84478
  
Yes
  
  
11/30/2001
  
09/11/2018
  
02/17/2020