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Test Code DIRECT LDL CHOLESTEROL DIRECT LDL CHOLESTEROL

Department

Chemistry

Group Components

DIRECT LDL

Specimen Type

Plasma or serum

Container

Lithium heparin (green-top) or No additive with gel (gold top)

Special Requirements

Fasting not required

Standard Volume

5ml

Minimum Volume

2ml

Pediatric Volume

0.8ml

Method

Two reagent homogenous system

Ship Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability Room Temp

3 hours

Stability Refrigerated

5 days

Stability Frozen

3 months

CPT Code

83721

Days Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday