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Test Compendium

7105: LDL CHOLESTEROL, DIRECT

Test Code

  • 7105

Test Synonym

  • LDL CHOLESTEROL DIRECT, LOW DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN DIRECT

Volume

  • 1 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.15 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Plain Red Top Tube

Turn Around Time

  • 1 day

Special Instructions

  • 1 SST

Specimen Stability

  • 7 days at 2-8 °C, 12 months at (-20) or (-70 )°C

Reference Range

  • Fasting Sex Message Lines Ref Ranges Unit of Measure
    ATP III Classification (NCEP) <100............. Optimal 100-129............. Near optimal/above optimal 130-159............. Borderline high 160-189............. High =>190............. Very high see below mg/dL