VAP Cholesterol, Serum
0095263
 
Ordering Recommendation
Standard fasting lipid panel (0020421) is preferred for most individuals. VAP not usually recommended for cardiovascular disease risk assessment.
Mnemonic
VAP CHOL
Methodology
Ultra Centrifugation
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-6 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
N/A  
Collect
Serum separator tube (SST).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 4 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. Also acceptable: Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen serum separator tubes.  
Remarks
Specimen must not go through a freeze/thaw cycle.  
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen at -20°C: 28 days; Frozen at -70°C: 1 year  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
N/A
Note
N/A
CPT Code(s)
83701; 84478
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0095263VAP Cholesterol, Serum
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • Expanded Lipoprotein Analysis
  • HDL Subfractions
  • LDL Particle Size
  • LDL Subfractions
  • Verticle Auto Profile VAP
Performed at Atherotech