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Test Code bfchol Cholesterol (CHOL), Body Fluid

Additional Test Codes

COPIA Test Code EPIC Test Code
BODY FLUID CHOLESTEROL BODY FLUID CHOLESTEROL

 

Reporting Title

BODY FLUID CHOLESTEROL

Methodology

Enzymatic

Performing Laboratory

Rice Memorial Hospital

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Body fluid

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Heparin, plain

Acceptable: Clot, plain, activator or EDTA

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect per provider protocol.

Additional Information:

1. Gel separator tube is not acceptable.
2. Specify exact specimen site.

3. Submit entire body fluid collection to Rice Lab for storage.
4. See Body Fluid (Other Than CSF, Urine, or Blood) in Special Instructions.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated (preferred)/Frozen ≤3 months/Ambient ≤7 days

Reference Values

No established reference value.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

CPT Coding

82465