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Direct LDL (reference lab test)
Lab code: DLDL
 
Test Synonyms:
Direct LDL
  NOTE: This test is performed at an external reference lab.
Lab:
Chemistry (Sendouts)
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Gold 5 ml
Result Time:
2-3 days   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT the same as the calculated LDL that is part of a lipid panel. For most patients the calculated LDL of the lipid panel is the most appropriate test.
Additional Resources:
Click here for information regarding this test from the reference laboratory website