Container: Li heparin (green top)

Sample type: Plasma

Test name: Cholestanol

Condition / Indication: Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis.

Special precautions & notes: None.

Reference range: Rarely indicated test. Reference range 3-16 μmol/L.

Container: Li heparin (green top)

Alternative container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 1 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Metabolic Biochemistry

Turnaround time: 21 days

Referral location: Institute of Child Health - UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH