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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeLIPS
Method

Refer to comment.

Refer to GroupCholesterol, Plasma ;
External PriceContact Canterbury Health Laboratories on +64 3 364 0484 or email Labinfo.
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient Specimen4.5mL Heparin (Green), SST (Gold) or plain (Red)
Paediatric SpecimenHeparin microtainer tube 600 ┬ÁL
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions150 uL plasma or serumFridge
Aliquot Transport to CHLOn ice or ambient
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Core
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 3640397 ext: 80397
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs
Turnaround Time1 - 2 hrs
Reference Interval

LDL Cholesterol (Calculated)  <2.5mmol/L

Additional Information

The calculation of LDL Cholesterol is only an approximation and is invalid in the presence of VLDL. Therefore LDL Cholesterol is calculated only if the triglycerides are less than 4.5 mmol/L.

LDL Chol = Total Chol - HDL Chol - (Trigs/2.22) mmol/L.

Delphic Number Test Number4042

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