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Lipids, Panel

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB18
EPIC ORDER
  LIPID PANEL
CPT Code(s)   80061
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 2 mL blood/Serum Separator Tube/Gold Top/Red Top also acceptable; See important comments
  Micro:
500 µL blood/gold top bullet or red top
Stability
Unspun: 6 hours
Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerator: 3 days
Frozen: 3 weeks
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours
  STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range Normal: See Individual Tests
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, aliquot , refrigerate
Comments

Includes:Cholesterol, HDL Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and calculated LDL.  If Triglycerides >400mg/dl, direct LDL will be reflexed.

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on August 31, 2016

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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