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Blood Test Information

Cholesterol & Full Lipid Profile
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Test Code: LIP

Other acceptable tube types
Lithium heparin (pale green)

Special instructions
Fasting is no longer required for a full lipid profile.

Reported in this profile
Cholesterol, HDL Cholesterol, Triglycerides, LDL Cholesterol, Non-HDL Cholesterol and Cholesterol:HDL ratio.

Reference range
See the, 'QRISKŪ3 cardiovascular disease risk calculator', (link below).

Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Biochemistry

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