Lab Questions? Call 617-724-LABS • Full List of TestsAdvanced Search

High density lipoprotein cholesterol
Test Synonyms:
High density lipoprotein cholesterol
Chelsea Healthcare Center
Inpatient Req:
Outpatient Req:
Chelsea HC (#70245)  
5 ml Green/Gel
Result Time:
Same day  
Reference Interval:
35-100 mg/dl  
Important Information:
Patient should be fasting (14 hours is desired). A Chol. and Trig. are performed when a Lipid Panel is ordered. A calculated LDL is also reported if Trig is <400 mg/dl. The HDL result is unreportable if the triglyceride level is >1000 mg/dl.
Additional Resources:
Click here for MGH PCOI article on management of hyperlipidemia

Last Reviewed on 4/10/2005