Lipid Panel

CPT Code(s):

80061

Methodology:

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Performed:

Monday - Friday

Reported:

Within 24 hours

Use:

Evaluation of cardiovascular risk

Specimen Requirements:

Type: Peripheral blood

Container/Tube:

  • Serum, gel
  • Plasma, gel

Sample Volume: 1mL

Preparation: Fasting overnight (12 hours); patient must not consume any alcohol for 24 hours before the specimen is drawn.

Stability (collection to time of analysis/testing):

  • Refrigerated: 7days
  • Frozen: 30 days
Unacceptable Conditions: Moderate-to-gross hemolysis

Collection Procedure:

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Reference Values:

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Interpretation Data:

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Notes:

Reported Notes:

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Result:

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