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High Density Lipoprotein,

Alias: HDL, HDL-C, Good cholesterol

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: To screen for risk of developing cardiovascular disease (heart disease, stroke and related diseases); to monitor treatment.

Specimen Type(s)
  • Blood;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
N/A
Specimen Container - Adult
  • Gold Top SST BD;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • Light Green Top Microtainer BD;
Analytes
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
Lipid
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
4ml
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
N/A
Maximum add on time
5 days
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
RR for Male and Female
less than 1yr - 0.00 -0.30 g/L
1yr to less than 3yrs - 0.00 - 0.90 g/L
3yrs to less than 6yrs - 0.30-1.50 g/L
6yrs to less than 14yrs - 0.50 - 2.20 g/L
14yrs to less tham 19yrs 0.50-2.90 g/L
RR for Female
19yrs-60yr - 0.65 - 4.21 g/L
>60yrs - 0.69 - 5.17 g/L
RR for Male
19yrs-60yr - 0.63 - 4.84 g/L
>60yrs - 1.01 - 6.45 g/L
UKAS number
8869
UKAS accredited test?
Yes
Comments
N/A

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Last updated: 09-05-2024