Cholesterol, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: CHOL
POE DESCRIPTION: CHOLESTEROL; CHOL
CPT CODE: 82465; 82465
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 2 mL blood (0.4 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE:

Normal Ranges

                                      Male (mg/dL)                 Female (mg/dL)

Recommended:                   <200                                 <200

Moderate Risk:                200 - 239                            200 - 239

High Risk:                            >239                                    >239

LAST UPDATED:

3-25-2013