Precipitation, Colorimetric, Enzymatic
HDL-2 cholesterol: 9 - 38 mg/dL; HDL-3 cholesterol: 22 - 35 mg/dL.
3 - 10 days
- High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Fractions
- HDL Cholesterol Subclasses
- HDL Subfractions
- Cholesterol, HDL Subfractions
- HDL Fractions
Collect blood in a red top or SST tube from a fasting patient (patient should be on a stable diet for 2 weeks and should fast for at least 12 hours prior to specimen collection). Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute.