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Cholesterol, total

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB60

 

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.

 

Reference Interval: 

Total Cholesterol (mg/dL)     Adults (>18 years)      Children (<18 years)
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Desirable                      <200                       <170
Borderline-High                200-239                    170-199
High                           >=240                      >=200

    

CPT Code(s): 

82465

Last Changed: 

7/2/2018 2:08 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/24/2017 2:43 PM