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ldl cholesterol (direct)
Synonyms: Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol; Direct LDL; Direct LDLC; LDL Cholesterol, Direct 
Computer Code: (RLDLC)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red, gold, lavender or sodium heparin green top tube).
Deliver to Special Chemistry immediately. 
Minimum Volume: .5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, refrigerate within 45 minutes. Min 0.1 mL serum. Plasma: centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma, refrigerate within 45 minutes. Min 0.1 mL plasma. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 5 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 83721 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/19/2014
Time: 23:20:38 (24hr)