Lipid Panel
Label Mnemonic: LIPP
Epic Lab Code: LAB18
Chemistry
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Plasma
Collection Medium:
Plasma Separator Tube 4.5 mL
Alternate Collection Media:
Call laboratory for additional acceptable specimen collection containers.
Minimum:
3 mL whole blood or ONE Microtainer®
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
Refer to individual components.
Comments:
Refer to BD Microtainer® Tubes product sheet for detailed sample collection instructions.

Fasting for at least 8 hours prior to collection is recommended.

This panel includes the tests for plasma total cholesterol, high- density lipoprotein (HDL), and triglycerides, as well as the calculated parameters low-density lipoprotein-calculated (LDL-C) and non-HDL-C. See below for links to the individual tests.
Methodology:
Refer to individual components.
CPT Code:
80061
 
See Additional Information:
Fasting Specimen Requirements