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Triglycerides

Alternate names:
TG, Trigs
Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Test Code:
RTG,FTG
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Patients must have fasted for 12 hours

Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Notes:

It is the responsibility of the MO ordering the test to give the necessary instructions about fasting, and of the person taking the blood to check, and confirm on the request form, that the patient has fasted prior to collection

See also - Lipid Studies

Patients must have fasted for 12 hours

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
4 hours
Reference Interval:

Fasting  <2.0 mmol/L

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CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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