Alert

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
Stability

Unspun:

Spun/Separated:

Refrigerated: 6 hrs

Room Temp: 4 hrs
Refrigerated: 3 days
Frozen: 3 weeks

Availability 24 hours/day
Turnaround Time   Routine: 2 hours
STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range Normal: See Table Below
Comments ATP III Classification Guidelines: Cholesterol
 
Age Desirable Borderline High High
mg/dL mg/dL mg/dL
2-19 yr <170 170-199  >200
19 yr + <200 200-239  >240

Reviewed by Karen Hrischuk on December 13, 2019

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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