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Cholesterol, Total
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Information

Cholesterol, Total – Total LDL and HDL cholesterol, in conjunction with a triglyceride determination, provide valuable information for the risk of coronary artery disease. Total serum cholesterol analysis is useful in the diagnosis of hyperlipoproteinemia, atherosclerosis, hepatic and thyroid diseases.

Methodology
Spectrophotometry (SP)
Specimen Required

SST, Serum. Volume 1 (0.5) mL. Stability: Ambient – 7 Day, Refrigerated – 7 Days, Frozen – 2 Months

CPT Code(s)
82465