3263 LDL, Direct measure

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Serum 7 Days 2 - 8°C <100 mg/dL = Optimal;
100-129 = Near Optimal;
131-159 = Borderline High;
160-189 = High;
>190 = Very 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

24hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To determine risk of developing heart disease.

CPT Codes

83721

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