Cholesterol

Description: 
Cholesterol as part of the Liver Profile
Reference range: 

Cholesterol In patients with personal
history of occlusive vascular disease, target Total
Cholesterol should be less than 4.0 mmol/L

Triglyceride 0.40 - 1.80 mmol/L

HDL Cholesterol Ideally greater than 1.0 mmol/L

LDL Cholesterol In patients with personal history of occlusive vascular disease, target LDL-Cholesterol should be less than 2.0 mmol/L

Cholesterol/HDL Ratio of < 5.00 reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Chol/HDL Ratio

Synonyms or keywords: 
Cholesterol Liver profile Triglyceride HDL Cholesterol
Sample type and Volume required: 
SST - ideally fasting sample
Call in advance: 
No
Turnaround time: 
Same day
Special sample instructions: 

None

Storage and transport: 
n/a
Contacts:
Blood Sciences at Bedford Hospital
CSR: 01234 355122 X 4811
Bedford Hospital
Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ


For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015