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Test ID: STER    
Sterols, Plasma

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

82079

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Conditional

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Investigation of possible desmosterolosis (desmosterol reductase deficiency) and sitosterolemia

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

Testing includes desmosterol, lathosterol, campesterol, and sitosterol for the investigation of desmosterolosis and sitosterolemia.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)/Gas Chromatography-Flame Ionization Detection (GC-FID)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Sterols, P

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Campesterol
Desmosterol
Desmosterolosis
Lathosterol
Phytosterolemia
Phytosterols
Sitosterol
Sitosterolemia
Tendinous Xanthomatosis