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Test Code DLDL LDL, DIRECT

Important Note

Test subject to Medicare national Coverage Decision 190.23 - Lipids Testing.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

DLDL

LAB3245 FAH5519

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Serum Separator Tube Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 1.5 mL 0.8 mL 5 days
Lithium Heparin (green) Tube Plasma Refrigerate 4 mL 1.5 mL 0.8 mL 5 days

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 1 day / Not available STAT

Method

Colorimetric

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
LDL, Measures 83721

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

≥18 years:
Optimal: <100 mg/dL
Near Optimal: 100-129 mg/dL
Borderline High: 130-159 mg/dL
High: 160-189 mg/dL
Very High: ≥190 mg/dL

<18 years:
Acceptable: <110 mg/dL
Borderline: 110-129 mg/dL
High: ≥130 mg/dL

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
DLDL LDL, Direct 18262-6