Cholesterol, HDL

NameCholesterol, HDL
Tube TypeSerum (Gold top)
Reporting Unitsmmol/L
Reference RangeAllATP III Guidelines (NCEP Program):

HDL < 1.1 mmol/L:  major risk factor
HDL > 1.54mmol/L:  ‘negative’ risk factor

Analytical Range0.08 – 7.76
AvailabilityNDDH (24/7)
Target turnaround time4 hours
Special requirements & notes
Patient preparationN/A
Volume required1 tube (4ml)
If delayed transport to lab, store:Centrifuged, in refrigerator
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on test4 days
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
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Last updated: June 6, 2019