Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Cholesterol

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
0.2 ml blood in mint green or red top w/ yellow ring gel tube

Availability
Stat, Urgent or Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat: 1 hr Routine: 2-4 hrs

Special Instructions
At minimum, 8-12 hours fasting

Methodology
Vitros

Ranges
Age Dependent:
0-3 days: 45-167 mg/dL
3 days-1 yr: 67-175
1-4 yrs: 45-182
>4 yrs: 107-200

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