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Cholesterol
 
Test Synonyms:
Cholesterol
 
Lab:
Chelsea Healthcare Center
Inpatient Req:
 
Outpatient Req:
Chelsea HC (#70245)  
Specimen:
5 ml Green/Gel
Result Time:
Same day  
Reference Interval:
Desirable: < 200 mg/dl
Borderline-high: 200-239 mg/dl
High: > 240 mg/dl  
Important Information:
Patient should be fasting (14 hours is desired).
Additional Resources:
Click here for MGH PCOI article on management of hyperlipidemia

Last Reviewed on 4/10/2005