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Blood Test Information

(a.k.a Trig)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Test Code: LIP

Tube type: SST

Other acceptable tube types
Lithium heparin (pale green)

Special instructions
A fasting sample is no longer required for triglyceride measurement.

Reference Range
Reference limit of <1.7 mmol/L applies to fasted samples.
In non-fasted/random samples a reference limit of <2.7 mmol/L applies.


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Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Biochemistry


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