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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Cholesterol
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
5 mL
Reference Ranges
No range defined, refer to BNF CHD risk guidelines
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
No reference range available. Reports are issued with risk factors for coronary heart disease, with HDL-chol, age and BP taken into account (using Framingham scoring criteria).
Turn around time
Same day (working days)
Last modified: 02/08/2017