Lipid Panel with TG/HDL-C

Cleveland HeartLab L, Test

NEW YORK DOH APPROVED: NO

CPT Code: 80061
Order Code: 37848
Includes: Calculated LDL Cholesterol, HDL Cholesterol, Triglycerides, Total Cholesterol, Non-HDL Cholesterol, TG/HDL-C
ABN Requirement:
No
Specimen: Serum
Volume:  2.0 mL mL
Minimum Volume:  1.0 mL
Container: Gel-barrier tube (SST, Tiger Top)

Collection:

  1. Collect and label sample according to standard protocols.
  2. Gently invert tube 5 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE.
  3. Allow blood to clot 30 minutes.
  4. Centrifuge for 10 minutes.

Fasting: Patient should be fasting 12 hours.

Transport: Store serum at 2°C to 8°C after collection and ship the same day per packaging instructions included with the provided shipping box.

Stability:

Ambient (15-25°C): Unacceptable
Refrigerated (2-8°C):
7 days
Frozen (-20°C):
14 days

Causes for Rejection: Specimens other than serum; improper labeling; samples not stored properly; samples older than stability limits

Methodology: Photometric, Calculations

Turn Around Time:  1 to 3 days

Reference Range:

 Age (years)

Low
(mg/dL)
Risk Range

Moderate
(mg/dL)


High
(mg/dL)
LDL Cholesterol, Calculated0-19<110110-129>129
20-24<120120-159>159
≥25<100100-129>129
HDL Cholesterol0-19>4540-45<40
≥20 Male≥40N/A<40
≥20 Female≥50N/A<50
Triglycerides0-9<7575-99>99
10-19<9090-129>129
20-24<115115-149>149
≥25<150150-199>199
Cholesterol, Total0-19<170170-199>199
20-24<190190-224>224
≥25<200200-239>239
Non-HDL Cholesterol0-19<120120-144>144
20-24<150150-189>189
≥25<130130-159>159
TG/HDL-CN/A<2.02.0-3.0>3.0

Clinical Significance: The lipid panel is used, along with other tests, during routine assessment to determine an individual’s risk of cardiovascular disease. A lipid panel can also be used to monitor the efficacy of lifestyle interventions or medications.

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.