Lipid panel: (Total Chol, LDL, HDL, Trig, VLDL)

Test Methodology:

Colorimetric


Running Day:

Daily 


Turn Around Time:

Routine: Two hours

STAT: One hour 


Specimen Requirement:

3cc 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 lipemic sample 


Unit Conducting the Service:

Clinical Chemistry Services