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Cholesterol, HDL

Mnemonic:    [HDL]
Name:    Cholesterol, HDL
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST.
Spec Stability:    Stable 3 days refrigerated.
Reference Range:    Male or Female: > 40 mg/dL
  Method:    Enzymatic
Note:    A 12 - 14 hour fasting specimen is recommended, though not required, for an accurate fasting value. Click the Interpretive Information tab for additional information.