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Cholesterol, Peritoneal Fluid

Cholesterol, Peritoneal Fluid (HCPECHOL) Chemistry Lab Test

Name: Cholesterol, Peritoneal Fluid

Test Name: Cholesterol, Peritoneal Fluid

Health Link Test Code: HCPECHOL

LIS Test Code: PECHOL

CPT Code(s): 84311

Methodology: Enzymatic

Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.

Specimen: Peritoneal Fluid

Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container

Also Acceptable: Red top

Collection Volume: 1 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.3 mL

Stability Ambient:

7 days

Stability Refridgerated:

7 days

Stability Frozen:

3 months

Sample Analyzed: Peritoneal Fluid

Testing Volume: 0.5 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.2 mL

Specimen Processing:

Do not centrifuge specimen unless bloody. If bloody, centrifuge and transfer cell-free fluid to plastic vial. Do NOT ultracentrifuge. Refrigerate.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to the laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.

Interpretation:

Chemistry- Body Fluid - Interpretive Guide.pdf

Results are reported in mg/dL.

Additional Information:

This test was performed using a modification of an FDA approved method. The performance characteristics of this test were determined by the UWHC Clinical Laboratories and meet the standards for clinical testing.