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Cholesterol

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB60
EPIC ORDER
  CHOLESTEROL, TOTAL
CPT Code(s)   82465
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 1mL Blood / Serum Separator / Gold Top Tube/Red Top Tube acceptable
  micro: 200µL Blood/Red Top Serum Separator Pediatric Bullet
Availability Routine: 24 hours/day
  STAT: Yes 
Turnaround Time   Routine: 2 hours
STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range Normal: See Table Below
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Comments ATP III Classification Guidelines: Cholesterol
 
AgeDesirableBorderline HighHigh
mg/dLmg/dLmg/dL
2-19 yr <170 170-199  >200
19 yr + <200 200-239  >240

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on February 10, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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