Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Lipid Profile

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

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

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
2-4 hrs

Special Instructions
Patient should be fasting 12 hours for accurate triglyceride measurement.
Panel includes: cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL and VLDL

Methodology
Vitros

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

HDL
Male: 29-67 mg/dL
Female: 35-86 mg/dL

Triglycerides
Age Dependent:
0-10yrs: 30-152 mg/dL
>10yrs: 30-200

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