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Triglycerides

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB134

 

Methodology: 

Enzymatic

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Primary Light Green; Dark Green and Gold Top Tube accepted.
Pediatric volume: 0.3 mL.

 

Notes: 

Also part of Lipid Panel (LAB18)

Reference Interval: 


Triglycerides (mg/dL)    Adults (>18 years)     Children (<18 years)
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Desirable                  0-150      Not Established
Borderline-High      150-199      Not Established
High                        200-499    Not Established  

CPT Code(s): 

84478

Last Changed: 

6/28/2018 11:00 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/30/2017 2:20 PM