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Test Code LAB669 Cholesterol, Body Fluid

Additional Test Codes

Test Name in EPIC EPIC Test Code Soft LIS Ordering Mnemonic
CHOLESTEROL, BF LAB669 BFCHL

 

Methodology

Enzymatic

Performing Laboratory

SMDC Clinical Laboratory-Chemistry

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Body fluid (supernatant)

Container/Tube: Green top (sodium heparin) or plain  red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL

Additional Information:

1. If there is a delay in transport of >3 days, send specimen frozen in plastic vial.

2. Indicate specimen source.

Forms: Body Fluid Lab Orders (Not Cerebrospinal Fluid)
See Special Instructions for a copy of the form.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate 3 days/Frozen OK/Ambient NO

Reference Values

No established reference values

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82465

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday