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Lipid Cascade With Reflex to Apolipoprotein B

CPT: 80061. If reflex testing is performed, concomitant CPT codes/charges will apply.
Updated on 09/29/2021
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Special Instructions

If the triglyceride level is >800 mg/dL, a reflex to direct LDL will be performed at an additional charge. If the LDL is <130, a reflex to apolipoprotein B will be performed at an additional charge.


Expected Turnaround Time

Within 1 day



Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Serum (preferred) or plasma


Volume

2 mL


Minimum Volume

1 mL


Container

Gel-barrier tube, green-top (heparin) tube, or lavender-top (EDTA) tube


Collection

Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection.


Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.


Patient Preparation

Patient should be fasting for eight hours.

Patient should be fasting for eight hours.

Patient should be fasting for eight hours.

Patient should be fasting for eight hours.

Patient should be fasting for eight hours.


Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis


Test Details


Limitations

If the triglyceride level is >800 mg/dL, LDL cholesterol will not be calculated.


Methodology

Enzymatic


LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
363676 Lipid Cascade w/Rflx to ApoliB 001065 Cholesterol, Total mg/dL 2093-3
363676 Lipid Cascade w/Rflx to ApoliB 011817 HDL Cholesterol mg/dL 2085-9
363676 Lipid Cascade w/Rflx to ApoliB 011852 LDL/HDL Ratio ratio 11054-4
363676 Lipid Cascade w/Rflx to ApoliB 011976 Non-HDL Cholesterol mg/dL 43396-1
363676 Lipid Cascade w/Rflx to ApoliB 001172 Triglycerides mg/dL 2571-8
363676 Lipid Cascade w/Rflx to ApoliB 012059 LDL Chol Calc (NIH) mg/dL 13457-7
363676 Lipid Cascade w/Rflx to ApoliB 011831 Comment: 77202-0
Reflex Table for Triglycerides
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 120295 LDL Cholesterol (Direct) 120297 LDL Chol. (Direct) mg/dL 18262-6
Reflex Table for Triglycerides
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 120295 LDL Cholesterol (Direct) 011831 Comment: 77202-0
Reflex Table for LDL Chol Calc (NIH)
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 167015 Apolipoprotein B 167015 Apolipoprotein B mg/dL 1884-6

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