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Test ID BLOD0781 LDL Direct

AKA

Low Density Lipoprotein

Container Type

Serum tube w/o gel
Serum tube w/ gel
Lithium Heparin
Sodium Heparin

Specimen Type/Requirements

Serum – preferred
Heparinized Plasma

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 1 day
Refrigerated: 3 days
Frozen: 3 weeks

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes – if gross
Lipemia: No

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Remove serum or plasma within 2 hours of collection.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Enzymatic

CPT

83721

Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls