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High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, Plasma (View in report form.)

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: HDL
POE DESCRIPTION: HIGH DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN; HDL CHOLESTEROL
CPT CODE: 83718
TEST INFORMATION: This test is also part of Lipid Panel.
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily
TURNAROUND TIME: 1 day
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Patient should fast for 12-14 hours prior to collection of specimen.
CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube - 10 mL or SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 2 mL blood (1 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Male: 40-59 mg/dL, female: 40-59 mg/dL
TEST SYNONYM(S):Alpha-Lipoprotein Cholesterol; HDL; HDL Cholesterol

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