Lab Test : Triglycerides, Blood

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Alternate:N/A
Includes:Triglycerides
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:TRIG
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.1 mL
Container:3 mL green top tube or green microtainer (sodium heparin)
Temperature:Transport to lab within 1 hour of drawing.
Rejection:Specimen collected in a glycerinated tube.
Normal:0-6 years: 30-86 mg/dL
6 years-12 years: 31-108 mg/dL
12 years-16 years: 36-138 mg/dL
16 years-20 years: 40-163 mg/dL
20 years-30 years: 44-185 mg/dL
>30 years: 40-160 mg/dL (Both age and sex dependent)
Uses:Evaluation of hyperlipidemia.
Limitations:None
Method:Enzymatic biochromatic rate
 

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