Test Code: LIPID
Plain red top or SST tube.
Onsite [NJH]: Transport to lab within 1 hour.
Offsite: Separate serum from cells within 2 hours by centrifuge and aliquot into a labeled polypropylene or similar plastic tube.
Preferred volume: 1 mL serum
Minimum volume: 0.1 mL serum
Offsite: Frozen. Send serum Priority Overnight via FedEx and in a well insulated container on dry ice.
Refer to individual components
This panel includes the following components: CHOL, TRIG, HDL, Calculated LDL and Cardiac Risk Ratio.
See individual components for Reference Ranges