• Pathology
  • Cardiology
  • Test Details
Name of the Test: CHOLESTEROL, TOTAL
Pre Test Information: No special preparation required.
Report Availability: Daily
Test Usage: Increasing concentrations of Total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol are both correlated with increasing risk of cardiovascular disease. The levels are used to monitor response to cholesterol lowering therapy.
Code: B025
Category: Heart Diseases, Health Check Up
Specimen: 2 mL (0.5 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability Room: 8 hrs
Stability Refrigerated: 1 week
Stability Frozen: 2 weeks
Method: CHO-POD