No Doctor visit is required for this Labtest


$ 14.00

Detail Description

Clinical Significance
Triglycerides (REFL) - Serum triglyceride analysis has proven useful in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus, nephrosis, liver obstruction, other diseases involving lipid metabolism, and various endocrine disorders. In conjunction with high density lipoprotein and total serum cholesterol, a triglyceride determination provides valuable information for the assessment of coronary heart disease risk.

Preferred Specimen(s)
1 mL serum

Alternative Specimen(s)
Sodium heparin (green-top) tube • Lithium heparin (green-top) tube

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Transport Container
Serum Separator Tube (SST®)

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Serum and plasma
Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days

Reject Criteria
Anticoagulants other than heparin

This is a client specific reflex test. Reflex criteria has been pre-defined by the ordering physician. Additional testing will be performed at an additional charge.

Patient Preparation
Triglyceride test only: Patient should fast 9-12 hours prior to collection.
As part of lipid panel testing: A fasting sample is not required.

Spectrophotometry (SP)

Reference Range(s)
≤9 Years      <75 mg/dL    
10-19 Years    <90 mg/dL   
≥20 Years    <150 mg/dL    

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