Specimen: 2 mL (0.5 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks
Comment: Also see LIPID PROFILE TESTS.
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 hrs
Usage: Increasing concentrations of Total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol are both correlated with increasing risk of cardiovascular disease. The levels are used to monitor response to cholesterol lowering therapy.
Specialty: Cardiologist, Physician
Disease: Cardiologist, Physician
Home Collection: Cardiologist, Physician
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required.