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Test ID CHLE Cholesteryl Esters, Serum

Useful For

Establishing a diagnosis of lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency

 

Evaluating the extent of metabolic disturbance by bile stasis or liver disease

Method Name

Enzymatic Colorimetric

Reporting Name

Cholesteryl Esters, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Patient Preparation:

1. Fasting-overnight (12-14 hours).

2. Patient must not consume any alcohol for 24 hours before the specimen is drawn.

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  90 days

Reference Values

60-80% of total cholesterol

Reference values have not been established for patients that are <16 years of age.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; Continuously

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

84311

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
CHLE Cholesteryl Esters, S 21197-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
CHLES Cholesteryl Esters, S 21197-9

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Cardiovascular Test Request Form (T724) with the specimen.