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Oxidized LDL; serum

CPT Code

83520

Specimen Requirements

1 mL Serum

Collection Container/Tube

Red-top tube (no additive). Alternative: Serum gel separator tube. Can be performed on plasma - use an EDTA (purple-top) tube.

Transport Container/Tube

Clear plastic serum/plasma transfer vial

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL Serum

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis

Stability Information

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
37°C/99°F: not tested

Methodology

ELISA

Turnaround Time

5 - 7 days

Reference Intervals

Sex Age
Both 1-199 years <45 U/L