Test OverviewPrimary screening test given to new patients and annually thereafter.
- New patient.
- Annual physical.
- Patient should not eat or drink anything except water for 8 to 12 hours prior to blood sample collection.
- Sample to lab consists of one refrigerated unopened spun barrier tube.
- Spin sample within 45 minutes of collection; be sure barrier forms a complete separation.
Your doctor or lab may have different instructions that supersede the above.
|80061|| || |
|83718|| ||HDL only.|
Labs Performing Test
|Name of Lab||Lab Code||Estimated Cost||Processing Time||Comments|
||1877|| ||1 day|| |
||2030|| ||1 day||HDL Only|
Costs cited are subject to change and may be reduced by insurance or cash discounts and increased by sample collection fees.
HDL (High-density Lipoprotein)
LDL (Low-density Lipoprotein)
VLDL (Very Low-density Lipoprotein)
Unless specifically noted above, references used in the construction of this web
page include the following:
Lecture notes from Functional Medicine University.
Lecture notes from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Lecture notes from the University of Tennessee graduate programs in
Chemistry and Biochemistry.