Test Overview
Test Methodology

Semi-automated, modified ultracentrifugation technique.

Test Usage

Identify patients at risk of developing cardiovascular disease and develop patient-specific treatment.

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided. Assay includes direct measurement of total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, VLDL, and all cholesterol subclasses.

Test Details
Soft Order Code
SO
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Atherotech
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST tube from a fasting patient. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Special Handling

Fasting specimen.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Atherotech.

Billing
CPT Code
83701
NY State Approved
No