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Test Code CHOLBF/CHOLBF Cholesterol, Body Fluid

Methodology

Cholesterol Oxidase/Esterase

Performing Laboratory

North Colorado Medical Center, Chemistry Dept.

Specimen Type

Body Fluid

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube: Sterile container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge to remove any cellular material.

Additional Information: Indicate specimen source.

Specimen Stability

Specimen Type

Temperature

Time

Body Fluid

Refrigerated

7 days

 

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK

Lipemia

Mild OK

Icterus

Mild OK

Other

NA

 

Reference Values

No established reference values

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82465