Triglycerides

CPT Code(s):

  • 84478

Preferred Specimen:

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume:

0.5 mL

Patient Preparation:

Patient should fast 12 hours prior to collection

Transport Container:

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube. (If a red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.)

Transport Temperature Name:

Room temperature

Specimen Stability Components:

  • Room Temperature: 8 hours
  • Refrigerated: 48 hours

Testing Schedule:

Daily

Methodology:

ENZYMATIC, END POINT

Reference Range:

0 Ð 200 mg/Dl

Reject Criteria:

Non fasting specimen, specimen collected in a glycerinated tube, improper labeling

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