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Test Code LAB101 HDL CHOLESTEROL

Additional Codes

CPT Code: 83718

Methodology

This test is also included in Lipid Panel (LIPD).

Performing Laboratory

Peninsula Regional Medical Center - Chemistry

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma
Draw blood in a green-top (lithium heparin) tube. Spin down and send 2 mL of lithium heparin plasma.

Note: 1. Fasting is not required for this test.

2. Indicate plasma.

3. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Serum
Draw blood in a gold-top serum gel tube. Spin down and send 2 mL of serum.
Note: 1. Fasting is not required for this test.

2. Indicate serum.

3. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Reference Values

>39 mg/dL