85441:LIPOPROTEIN PROFILE

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85441:LIPOPROTEIN PROFILE
Alias Names: Ultracentrifuge / Liproprot
Methodology: Ultracentrifugation / Electrophoresis / Automated Enzymatic Colorimetric Analysis / Automated Turbidimetric Immunoassay
Edit Date: 3/14/2006
Performed: Sunday-Thursday
Released: 72 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 80061-90 / 82172-90 / 83695-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Two 5 mL red top tubes. Patient must be fasting 12-14 hours, and must not consume alcohol for 24 hours prior to collection.
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells and pour into a plastic vial. Freeze. Indicate patient’s age and sex.
Standard Volume: 5 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 2 mL serum.
Transport: Frozen, on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Refrigerated specimen.
MEDICARE MAY REQUIRE A SIGNED ADVANCE BENEFICIARY NOTICE (ABN) FOR THIS TEST

The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) has set the following guidelines (reference values) for cholesterol, total; triglycerides, total; LDL cholesterol; HDL cholesterol; and Lp(a) cholesterol.
Test Reference Values
Cholesterol, Total Desirable <200 mg/dL
Borderline high 200-239 mg/dL
High =>240 mg/dL
Triglycerides, Total Normal <150 mg/dL
Borderline high 150-199 mg/dL
High 200-499 mg/dL
Very high =>500 mg/dL
LDL Cholesterol Optimal <100 mg/dL
Low risk 100-129 mg/dL
Borderline high 130-159 mg/dL
High 160-189 mg/dL
Very high =>190 mg/dL
HDL Cholesterol Low HDL <40 mg/dL
Normal 40-60 mg/dL
Desirable >60 mg/dL
Lp(a) Cholesterol
Values >5 mg/dL may suggest increased
risk of coronary artery disease.
Desirable <5 mg/dL