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Test ID LPSC Lipid Panel, Fasting, Serum

Useful For

Evaluation of cardiovascular risk

Method Name

CHOL, TRIG, HDCH: Enzymatic Colorimetric

CLDL: Friedewald Equation

NHDCH: Total Cholesterol-HDL Cholesterol

Reporting Name

Lipid Panel, Fasting

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Patient Preparation:

1. Fasting overnight (12 hours)

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

Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Serum gel tube must be centrifuged within 2 hours of draw time.

2. Red-top tube must be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of draw time.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reference Values

The National Lipid Association and the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) have set the following guidelines for lipids (total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and non-HDL cholesterol) in adults ages 18 and up:

 

TOTAL CHOLESTEROL

Desirable: <200 mg/dL

Borderline high: 200-239 mg/dL

High: ≥240 mg/dL

 

TRIGLYCERIDES

Normal: <150 mg/dL

Borderline high: 150-199 mg/dL

High: 200-499 mg/dL

Very high: ≥500 mg/dL

 

HDL CHOLESTEROL

Males

≥40 mg/dL

Females

≥50 mg/dL

 

LDL CHOLESTEROL

Desirable: <100 mg/dL

Above desirable: 100-129 mg/dL

Borderline high: 130-159 mg/dL

High: 160-189 mg/dL

Very high: ≥190 mg/dL

 

NON-HDL CHOLESTEROL

Desirable: <130 mg/dL

Above desirable: 130-159 mg/dL

Borderline high: 160-189 mg/dL

High: 190-219

Very high: ≥220 mg/dL

 

The Expert Panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents has set the following guidelines for lipids (total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and non-HDL cholesterol) in children ages 2-17:

 

TOTAL CHOLESTEROL

Acceptable: <170 mg/dL

Borderline high: 170-199 mg/dL

High: ≥200 mg/dL

 

TRIGLYCERIDES

2-9 years:

Acceptable: <75 mg/dL

Borderline high: 75-99 mg/dL

High: ≥100mg/dL

10-17 years:

Acceptable: <90 mg/dL

Borderline high: 90-129 mg/dL

High: ≥130 mg/dL

 

HDL CHOLESTEROL

Low HDL: <40 mg/dL

Borderline low: 40-45 mg/dL

Acceptable: >45 mg/dL

 

LDL CHOLESTEROL

Acceptable: <110 mg/dL

Borderline high: 110-129 mg/dL

High: ≥130 mg/dL

 

NON-HDL CHOLESTEROL

Acceptable: <120 mg/dL

Borderline high: 120-144 mg/dL

High: ≥145 mg/dL

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

80061-Lipid panel (if all 3 performed)

82465-Cholesterol, total (if all 3 are not performed)

84478-Triglycerides (if all 3 are not performed)

83718-Cholesterol, HDL (if all 3 are not performed)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LPSC Lipid Panel, Fasting 24331-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
CHOL Cholesterol, Total, S 2093-3
CLDL Calculated LDL 13457-7
HDCH Cholesterol, HDL, S 2085-9
NHDCH Non HDL Cholesterol 43396-1
TRIG Triglycerides, S 2571-8

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
CHOL Cholesterol, Total, S Yes Yes
TRIG Triglycerides, S Yes Yes
HDCH Cholesterol, HDL, S Yes Yes
CLDL Calculated LDL No Yes
NHDCH Non HDL Cholesterol No Yes

Report Available

1 day

NY State Approved

Yes