Cholesterol

Code

1200

Principle

Measurement of serum cholesterol levels can serve as an indicator of liver function, biliary function, intestinal absorption, propensity toward coronary artery disease, and thyroid function. Cholesterol levels are important in the diagnosis and classification of hyperlipoproteinemias. Stress, age, gender, hormonal balance, and pregnancy affect normal cholesterol levels.

Preanalytical

1 mL Serum Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

1 day

Methodology

Enzymatic