Cholesterol, Total, Serum
Method Description Describes how the test is performed and provides a method-specific reference
Cholesterol is measured by an automated enzymatic method. The reagents include cholesterol ester hydrolase, cholesterol oxidase, and a coupled colorimetric end-point chemistry system. The method is referenced to the Centers of Disease Control standardized method performed in the Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Laboratory. (Package insert: Bayer Cholesterol Reagent, Bayer Diagnostics Corporation, Tarrytown, NY; Package insert: Roche Cholesterol Reagent, Roche Diagnostics Corporation, Indianapolis)
Day(s) and Time(s) Test Performed Outlines the days and times the test is performed. This field reflects the day and time the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time required before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means assays are performed several times during the day.
Monday through Sunday; Continuously