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Triglyceride

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Test Description
Triglyceride
Synonym(s)
Trig
Test ID
TRIG
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, Li-heparin plasma, K2EDTA
Specimen Requirements
SST
Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions
SST - Patient should be fasting 12 to 14 hours. The patient should be on a stable diet two weeks prior to collection of blood.
Stability
Serum:
2 days at 20-25°C
10 days at 4 °C
3 months at -20°C

Plasma:
2 days at 20-25°C
15 days at 4 °C
3 months at -20°C
several years at -70°C
Methodology
Enzymatic Colorimetric
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
84478
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
< 150 mg/dL
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
2571-8