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Lipid Panel

Ordering Recommendation
Use to assess cardiovascular disease risk and guide therapy.
Mnemonic
Methodology
Quantitative Enzymatic Assay
Performed
Mon-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation:
Refer to individual components.
Collect:
Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube.
Specimen Preparation:
Allow serum tube to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to a standard transport tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Storage/Transport Temperature:
Refrigerated
Unacceptable Conditions:
Body fluid (refer to Cholesterol, Fluid; Triglycerides, Fluid; and Chylomicron Screen, Body Fluid).
Remarks:
Stability:
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 3 months
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data
An HDL cholesterol less than 40 mg/dL is low and constitutes a coronary heart disease risk factor.  An HDL cholesterol greater than 60 mg/dL is a negative risk factor for coronary heart disease.

Non-HDL cholesterol is a secondary target of therapy in persons with high serum triglycerides (greater than 199 mg/dL).  The goal for non-HDL cholesterol in persons with high triglycerides is 30 mg/dL higher than their LDL cholesterol goal.

CHD Risk Factors
+1  Men, 45 years and older
+1 Women, 55 years and older or premature menopause without estrogen therapy
+1 Family history of premature CHD
+1  Current smoking
+1  Hypertension
+1  Diabetes mellitus
+1  Low HDL cholesterol: 39 mg/dL or less
-1  High HDL cholesterol: 60 mg/dL or greater
Desirable
Adult Values
Higher Risk
Borderline

Total Cholestorol

Triglycerides

199 mg/dL or less

149 mg/dL or less

200-239 mg/dL

150-199 mg/dL

240 mg/dL or greater

200-499 mg/dL

HDL Cholestorol

LDL Cholesterol (calculated)

40 mg/dL or greater

129  mg/dL or less
(99 mg/dL or less if patient has CHD)

39 mg/dL or less

130-159 mg/dL

160 mg/dL or greater

VLDL Cholesterol (calculated)

30 mg/dL or less

Desirable
Children & Adolescents
Higher Risk
Borderline

Total Cholestorol

169 mg/dL or less

170-199 mg/dL

Triglycerides

149 mg/dL or less

150-199 mg/dL

HDL Cholestorol

LDL Cholesterol (calculated)

40 mg/dL or greater

109 mg/dL or less

110-129 mg/dL

VLDL Cholesterol (calculated)

30 mg/dL or less

200 mg/dL or greater

200-499 mg/dL

39 mg/dL or less

130 mg/dL or greater

Note
CPT Code
80061
Components
Component Test Code
0020031
0020040
0020051
0020053
0020551
0020705
0020008
0020023
0020024
0020025
0020027
0020029
0020030
0020032
0020396
3004293
Component Chart Name
Sodium, Serum or Plasma
Potassium, Serum or Plasma
Chloride, Serum or Plasma
Carbon Dioxide, Serum or Plasma
Alkaline Phosphatase
Aspartate Aminotransferase
Alanine Aminotransferase
Urea Nitrogen, Serum or Plasma
Glucose, Serum or Plasma
Creatinine, Serum or Plasma
Calcium, Serum or Plasma
Protein Total, Serum/Plasma
Albumin, Serum or Plasma
Bilirubin, Total, Serum or Plasma
Anion Gap
UH EGFR
LOINC
2951-2
2823-3
2075-0
2028-9
6768-6
1920-8
1742-6
3094-0
2345-7
2160-0
17861-6
2885-2
1751-7
1975-2
33037-3
Aliases

ACPA AntibodyAnti CitrullineAnti-CCP

C12

Chem 12

Chemistry Panel

Chemistry Screen

CMP

SMA 12

SMA 20

SMAC

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