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22431 Cholesterol, HDL only

Cholesterol, HDL only
Test Code: HDL
Synonyms/Keywords
High Density Lipoprotein, HDL, HDL-C​
Useful For
Studies have shown that high-density lipoprotein as a protective effect against coronary heart disease by transporting cholesterol from the peripheral tissues to the liver where it is catabolized and excreted.  HDL cholesterol is inversely related to the risk of developing coronary artery disease. ​
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Preferred
(9-12 hour)​
Plasma​/Serum Lithium-heparin Plasma Separator (PST)​, Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Lithium or Sodium-heparin Green Top (GTT), Red Top Tube (RTT) 
1 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma​/Serum ​ Ambient​ 24 Hours​
Refrigerate​ 7 days​
​Frozen ​30 days
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Chippewa Falls​ ​​​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Diagnostic Treatment Center ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Eau Claire​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Flambeau Hospital​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
​Ladysmith Medical Center ​​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
​Lake Hallie ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Lakeview Medical Center​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Marshfield​ Monday through Sunday​ Less than 2 hours​ Accelerator Selective Detergent Endpoint Assay/Beckman AU
Merrill​ ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
​Minocqua​Monday through Sunday​Less than 2 hours​Direct/Siemens Dimension
​Mosinee ​​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
​Neillsville​​Monday through Sunday​​Less than 2 hours​​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Stevens Point​ ​​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Wausau​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
​Wisconsin Rapids ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Test Information
This order is for an HDL only. If a Total Cholesterol is also needed, order "Lipoprotein, cholesterol and HDL (Test Code: HDLTC)".​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
All Performing Sites
using Dimension
               40-59 mg/dL​
​Marshfield                0 - 14 days:     13 - 39 mg/dL
         15 days - <1 yr:       9 - 69 mg/dL
               1 yr - <4 yr:     30 - 60 mg/dL
                 4 - <13 yr:     33 - 70 mg/dL
 Female:  13 - <19 yr:     29 - 69 mg/dL
     Male:  13 - <19 yr:      29 - 66 mg/dL
                   >=19 yr:       40 - 59 mg/dL
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Quantity Description Comments
83718 ​
Synonyms/Keywords
High Density Lipoprotein, HDL, HDL-C​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity

​a. HDL

b. Lipoprotein HDL Only

c. Cholesterol, HDL

Cerner​ ​Cholesterol High Density Lipid
​COM ​Lipo, HDL Only
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Preferred
(9-12 hour)​
Plasma​/Serum Lithium-heparin Plasma Separator (PST)​, Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Lithium or Sodium-heparin Green Top (GTT), Red Top Tube (RTT) 
1 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma​/Serum ​ Ambient​ 24 Hours​
Refrigerate​ 7 days​
​Frozen ​30 days
Useful For
Studies have shown that high-density lipoprotein as a protective effect against coronary heart disease by transporting cholesterol from the peripheral tissues to the liver where it is catabolized and excreted.  HDL cholesterol is inversely related to the risk of developing coronary artery disease. ​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
All Performing Sites
using Dimension
               40-59 mg/dL​
​Marshfield                0 - 14 days:     13 - 39 mg/dL
         15 days - <1 yr:       9 - 69 mg/dL
               1 yr - <4 yr:     30 - 60 mg/dL
                 4 - <13 yr:     33 - 70 mg/dL
 Female:  13 - <19 yr:     29 - 69 mg/dL
     Male:  13 - <19 yr:      29 - 66 mg/dL
                   >=19 yr:       40 - 59 mg/dL
For more information visit:
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Chippewa Falls​ ​​​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Diagnostic Treatment Center ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Eau Claire​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Flambeau Hospital​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
​Ladysmith Medical Center ​​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
​Lake Hallie ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Lakeview Medical Center​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Marshfield​ Monday through Sunday​ Less than 2 hours​ Accelerator Selective Detergent Endpoint Assay/Beckman AU
Merrill​ ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
​Minocqua​Monday through Sunday​Less than 2 hours​Direct/Siemens Dimension
​Mosinee ​​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
​Neillsville​​Monday through Sunday​​Less than 2 hours​​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Stevens Point​ ​​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
Wausau​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
​Wisconsin Rapids ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Direct/Siemens Dimension
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
83718 ​
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.