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Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, Calculated (View in report form.)

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: LDL CALCUL
CPT CODE: None
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily
TURNAROUND TIME: 1 day
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

In order to calculate the LDL, a total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and triglyceride must be ordered. LDL calculation is not reported when triglycerides are >250 mg/dL.

CONTAINER TYPE:

SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (plasma)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 2 mL blood (1 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE:

See Table

LAST UPDATED:

6-6-2013

TEST SYNONYM(S):LDLC; LDL (Calculated)

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