3209 Cholesterol, Serum

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Serum 7 Days 2 - 8° C < 200 mg/dL
< 200 Desirable
200-239 Borderline High
>240 High

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Enzymatic

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To determine the risk of developing cardiovascular/heart disease.

CPT Codes

82465

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