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Glucose, plasma; HDL cholesterol; triglycerides
Within 1 day
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Serum and plasma
1 mL serum and 0.5 mL plasma
0.5 mL serum and 0.5 mL plasma (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Gel-barrier tube, transport tube, or green-top (heparin) tube and gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection. Label gray-top tube as plasma.
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Patient should be fasting for 12 to 14 hours and on a stable diet for two weeks prior to blood collection.
Gross hemolysis; nonfasting specimen; specimen collected in glycerin tube; improper labeling
Identify individuals with metabolic syndrome. The National Cholesterol Education Program, Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines indicate that metabolic syndrome is present in patients with any three of the following five symptoms:
• HDL <40 mg/dL in men and <50 mg/dL in women
• Triglycerides ≥150 mg/dL
• Glucose ≥110 mg/dL
• Blood pressure ≥130/85
• Waist circumference >40” in men and >35” in women
Metabolic syndrome conveys an increased risk of diabetes, hypertension, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, and cardiovascular disease.
This profile should not be performed on patients who have, in the preceding three months, suffered a myocardial infarction or similar traumatic episode, including acute infection or inflammation.
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|335884||Metabolic Syndrome Profile||001820||Glucose, Plasma||mg/dL||2345-7|
|335884||Metabolic Syndrome Profile||001174||Triglycerides||mg/dL||2571-8|
|335884||Metabolic Syndrome Profile||011820||HDL Cholesterol||mg/dL||2085-9|
|335884||Metabolic Syndrome Profile||001821||See below:||N/A|
|Reflex Table for HDL Cholesterol|
|Order Code||Order Name||Result Code||Result Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
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