LDL Cholesterol

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Sample type: Serum

Test name: LDL Cholesterol

Special precautions & notes: Refer to National Guidelines

Reference range: See National Guidelines for therapeutic thresholds and targets. For guidance on hyperlipidaemia treatment guidelines and monitoring patients on lipid lowering therapy please see advice on Remedy (link below)

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: Hospital patients 4 hours; GP patients 24 hours