Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

4 hours

MiChart Code
Triglycerides
Soft Order Code
TRIG

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Trig
TRIGLYCERIDES

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Enzymatic Colorimetric

Test Usage

Evaluation of hyperlipidemia

Reference Range

Adult: Desirable Normal <150 mg/dL. Children desirable normal AGES 0-9 YRS: <75 mg/dL. Children desirable AGES 10-18 YRS: <90 mg/dL.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic container and refrigerate. Icteric samples (bilirubin >15 mg/dL) may interfere with this assay.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
84478
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
2571-8

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.