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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

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

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82465

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Reference Values

No established reference values

Performing Laboratory

SMDC Clinical Laboratory-Chemistry