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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

SQ Code

PRISM Code

MayoAccess ID

DLDL

DLDL LAB3245 FAH5519

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

SST Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 1.5 mL 0.8 mL

Lithium Heparin (green top) tube is also acceptable.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Not available STAT

Method

Endpoint Spectrophotometry

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
LDL, Measures 83721

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros

Reference Range

Optimal: Less than 100 mg/dL
Above Optimal: 100-129 mg/dL
Borderline High: 130-159 mg/dL
High: 160-189 mg/dL
Very High: Greater than or equal to 190 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