Alert

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
Spun:
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
Comments

Includes: Cholesterol, HDL Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and calculated LDL. If Triglycerides >400mg/dl, direct LDL will be reflexed. LDL will not be calculate. The provider can add a Direct LDL to the existing specimen in EPIC.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 19, 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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