Lipid Panel

Message
CHOL/TRIG/HDL/LDL/ CHOL/HDL RATIO

Test Code
LIPID

Preferred Specimen
1.0mL Serum or Plasma(Li Heparin)

Instructions
"Minimum specimen requirement 1.0. Fast 12hr.
Testing Frequency: As Ordered"

Transport Container
PST, Plasma Separator

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 7 Days Refrigerated



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.