Test Overview of Lipid PanelPrimary screening test given to new patients and annually thereafter.
Test Indications of Lipid Panel
- New patient.
- Annual physical.
Sample Collection for Lipid Panel
- 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.
CPT CODES for Lipid Panel
Labs Performing Lipid Panel Test
|Name of Lab||Lab Code||Estimated Cost||Processing Time||Comments|
|SonoraQuest||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.
Theory of Lipid Panel
HDL (High-density Lipoprotein)
LDL (Low-density Lipoprotein)
VLDL (Very Low-density Lipoprotein)
References regarding Lipid Panel
Unless specifically noted above, references used in the construction of this web page include the following:
[FDM] Lecture notes from Functional Medicine University.
[SCNM] Lecture notes from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.
[UT] Lecture notes from the University of Tennessee graduate programs in Chemistry, Microbiology, and Biochemistry.