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Test Code LIP PRO Lipid Profile

Important Note

Patient should be fasting. Infant fasting is 4 hours.

Clinical System Name

Lipid Profile

Synonyms

Cholesterol
HDL Cholesterol
LDL Cholesterol
Lipids, fasting
Triglycerides

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST, Red, Dark Green/Sodium Heparin,  Lt. Green/Lithium Heparin Microtainer, or Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol:  1 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL

 

Note:  Test includes cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL and LDL (calculated).

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Age of specimen, incorrect collection container

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2-8oC

Storage location:  Core 5 Chemistry Refrigerator

 

Off-site collection:  Patient should be fasting. Spin blood, refrigerate serum or plasma.

Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum or Plasma RT

Not Recommended   

Serum or Plasma 2-8oC

3 D

Serum or Plasma -20o C or -70oC

21 D  

 

Availability

 

STAT Performed TAT
Y 24/7 1 H

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Core Chemistry

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

 

 

Reference Range

 

Cholesterol, Fasting   Triglyceride, Fasting   HDL/Cholesterol   LDL/Cholesterol
0 - 1 M 50 - 120 mg/dL All Ages 60 - 135 mg/dL 0 - 6 Y, Male 30 - 65 mg/dL Male 63 - 130 mg/dL
> 1 M 125 - 200 mg/dL     0 - 6 Y, Female 30 - 70 mg/dL Female 65 - 137 mg/dL
        6 - 15 Y 38 - 75 mg/dL    
        > 15 Y  Male 30 - 63 mg/dL    
        > 15 Y Female 35 - 74 mg/dL    

 

Methodology

Analytical Volume: 0.1 mL serum or plasma

CPT Codes

80061