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Test Code LIPIDNF Lipid Panel (Non-Fasting)

Additional Codes

ALAB: LIPIDNF
Powerchart: Not Available for Order
MA Cerner: Lipid Panel, Nonfasting

Specimen Requirement

0.5 mL serum or plasma is required.

Additional Specimen Collection Information

Collect blood in a lithium heparin, green-top or red-top tube. PST and SST (gel tubes) are acceptable. Refrigerate the specimen if unable to assay within 8 hours of collection. It is recommended that the serum or plasma be separated from contact with cells within 2 hours from time of collection. Specimens not centrifuged within 4 hours of collection may be rejected. If the patient is unable to be redrawn, the test may be performed at the request of the ordering clinician and results will carry a disclaimer. Disclaimer: the specimen was not received in the recommended fashion (delayed cell separation from serum or plasma. Results should be interpreted with caution.)

Method

MercyOne: 

Cholesterol: Timed Endpoint Method; Beckman DXC880i
HDL: Liquid N-Geneous HDL Method; Beckman DXC880i
Triglyceride: Timed Endpoint Method; Beckman DXC880i

Medical Associates:

Cholesterol: Enzymatic Colorimetric Method; Roche Cobas 6000
HDL: Enzymatic Colorimetric Method; Roche Cobas 6000
Triglyceride: Enzymatic Colorimetric Method; Roche Cobas 6000

Reference Value

Cholesterol:
◾Adult: < 200 mg/dL
◾Pediatric (2-17 years): No Reference Range Available

Triglyceride:
◾Adult: < 174 mg/dL
◾Pediatric: No Reference Range Available


HDL:
◾Adult: ≥ 50 mg/dL
◾Pediatric (2-17 years): No Reference Range Available

LDL:
◾Adult: < 100 mg/dL (calculated)
◾Pediatric (2-17 years): No Reference Range Available

Non-HDL Cholesterol:
◾Adult: < 130 mg/dL (calculated)
◾Pediatric (2-17 years): No Reference Range Available
 

Useful For

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

Performance

Testing is performed Monday thru Sunday.

Typically completed the same day order is received. 

CPT Code Information

80061 Mulit-test Laboratory Panels: Lipid Panel

LOINC Code Information

24331-1 Lipid 1996 Panel-Serum or Plasma