CHOLESTEROL, TOTAL

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Test Code
1015
Test Description
Measures the amount of cholesterol in the blood and helps to estimate your risk of heart attacks.
Abbreviation
CHOL
Minimum Volume
1mL
Transport Container
Serum Separator Tube
Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Collection Instructions
Allow tube to clot and spin to separate cells within 45 minutes.
Specimen Stability
Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 3 months
Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis
CPT
82465