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Cholesterol, High Density Lipoprotein

Alternate names:
HDL, HDLC
Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable

Patient should be fasting for 12 hours

Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
0.5 mL
Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
4 hours
Reference Interval:
Male 0.9 - 2.0 mmol/L
Female 1.0 - 2.2 mmol/L