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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

Days and Times Performed

Test performed daily

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Reference Ranges

LDL CHOLESTEROL (Direct)
Age Males Females Units
0 - 19 years < 110 < 110 mg/dL
20 years + < 130 < 130 mg/dL

 

CPT Code

83721

LOINC Code

18262-6

EMR Interface Order Code

04515