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Test Code CHOLF Cholesterol, Body Fluid

Performing Laboratory

McAlester Regional Health Center

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Green - heparinized tube, or Plain red-top tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL (minimum volume: 0.5 mL) of body fluid

Collection Instructions: Collect body fluid in tube and centrifuge to remove any cellular material. Send non-cellular portion in plastic vial.

Note: Pleural Fluid, Peritoneal Fluid, Pericardial Fluid, Ascites Fluid, and Synovial Fluid are all acceptable.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate/Frozen OK

Reference Values

There are no established Normal Ranges for body fluids.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday