Triglycerides, blood

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: TRIG
POE DESCRIPTION: TRIGLYCERIDES
CPT CODE: 84478
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Patient should fast for 12-14 hours before specimen collection.
CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube - 10 mL or SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Adults: 30-149
TEST SYNONYM(S):TGs; Trig