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.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details

Soft Order Code

SO

Laboratory

Sendout

Laboratory Reference

Atherotech

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

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

Special Handing

Fasting specimen.

Container

Yellow Top Tube

Normal Volume

1 mL serum

Additional Information

Test sent to Atherotech.

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

83701

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