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ID:100 HDL Cholesterol
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DescriptionIf you request HDL we will measure cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL cholesterol and a calculated LDL cholesterol.
IndicationPart of lipid profile.
Additional InfoLDL cholesterol = Total chol - HDL - (trigs/2.2)
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationTarget value is >1.5 mmol/L.

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeSerum or Heparin
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsUse Gold top (serum gel) tube except for Intensive care units, renal unit, transplant unit, patients on IV heparin (use Green/yellow top tube for these patients).
Min. Vol2 mL
Freq.Daily

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesTarget value is >1.5 mmol/L.
Unitsmmol/L
IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TATRefer to Website
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
Turnround CommentMinimum re-test interval = 28 days

Originally edited by : MC. Review due on 04/12/2015 16:12:30. Published By S.Bennett on 04/12/2014 16:12:30.