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Lipid Profile

Alternative Names:Lipids + HDL
Chol Trigs + HDL
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:LIP
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Serum
Plasma
Container Types:
SST
Lithium Heparin (with Gel)
Serum - no gel
Lithium Heparin (without Gel)
SST
Adults Volume or Mass:6 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:2 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:Retrospective testing within 7 days

For Fasting measurement: Patient should be fasted for 12 hours prior to collection. Patient may drink as much water as they need.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Centrifuge