Cholesterol, Total

Test Methodology:

Colorimetric 


Running Day:

Daily 


Turn Around Time:

Routine: Two hours

STAT: One hour


Specimen Requirement:

3 cc serum (red top or SST)


Patient Preparation:

10 to 12 hours fasting; Normal water intake is acceptable unless otherwise instructed by the doctor 


Special Considerations:

Avoid hemolysis 


Unit Conducting the Service:

Clinical Chemistry Services