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Test ID TRIGC Triglycerides, CDC, Serum

Useful For

Measurement of triglyceride as a part of lipoprotein profiling

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see LMPP / Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile, Serum.

 

Enzymatic Colorimetric

Reporting Name

Triglycerides, CDC, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see LMPP / Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile, Serum.

 

Patient Preparation:

1. Fasting-overnight (12-14 hours)

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

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  60 days

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see LMPP / Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile, Serum.

 

Triglycerides

2-9 years:

Acceptable: <75 mg/dL

Borderline high: 75-99 mg/dL

High: ≥100 mg/dL

 

10-17 years:

Acceptable: <90 mg/dL 

Borderline high: 90-129 mg/dL

High: ≥130 mg/dL

 

≥18 years:

Normal: <150 mg/dL

Borderline high: 150-199 mg/dL

High: 200-499 mg/dL

Very high: ≥500 mg/dL

 

Reference values have not been established for patients who are less than 2 years of age.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Thursday, Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

84478

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TRIGC Triglycerides, CDC, S 2571-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
TRIGC Triglycerides, CDC, 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.

NY State Approved

Yes

Report Available

2 to 4 days