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Published on January 26, 2018

Cholesterol Body Fluid 

SIM

10565 

CPT

84311 

Synonyms

BF Cholesterol 

Specimen Type

All body fluids except CSF.  Ex.:  Joint Fluid, Pericardial Fluid, Pleural Fluid, Paracentesis Fluid, Thorocentesis Fluid, Amniotic Fluid, etc. 

Container

Sterile container

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

3ml, minimum 1ml

Additional Information

None

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Refrigerated

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated 5 days 

Rejection Criteria

Clotted or mucoid fluid

Reference Range

None

Critical Value

None 

Test Includes

Cholesterol 

Methodology

Timed endpoint method 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

1-26-18

Supplemental

  

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on January 26, 2018

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