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Test Code DLDL LDL Cholesterol, Direct

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.1 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 7 days

Methodology

Homogeneous colorimetric assay

Reference Ranges

Male and female: 0 to 19 years: <110 mg/dL, 20 to 100+ years:
<130 mg/dL

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Test performed daily

CPT Code

83721

Units of Measure

mg/dL

LOINC Code

18262-6