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HDL Cholesterol Blood Test

$41.00 $23.00
HDL cholesterol is inversely related to the risk for cardiovascular disease. It increases following regular exercise, moderate alcohol consumption and with oral estrogen therapy. Decreased levels are associated with obesity, stress, cigarette smoking and diabetes mellitus.
  • Tests Included:

  • Est. 5 days Turnaround

  • Specimen type:

HDL Cholesterol
  • Test Code: 608
  • CPT Code: 83718
  • Alternate Name: Cholesterol, HDL
  • Test Instructions : "IF AN HDL CHOLESTEROL MEASUREMENT IS TO BE PERFORMED ALONG WITH TRIGLYCERIDES, THE PATIENT SHOULD BE FASTING 9-12 HOURS PRIOR TO COLLECTION."
  • Fasting: Yes
  • Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)
  • Results In: 5

    Note: Turn around times on results are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, etc. You can contact us to discuss when your results should be ready and we will contact the lab on your behalf immediately.

Used to measure the level of good Cholesterol in the blood
  • Step 1

    Order
    Your Tests

    Doctor’s order provided & Same Day Testing.

  • Step 2

    Go to
    Local Lab

    Your specimen will be collected for you at a local testing center.

  • Step 3

    Get
    Results

    Results sent electronically in 2-3 days* More complex tests take longer.

  • Step 4

    Make
    Better Decisions

    Use your lab results to help make better health decisions. Knowledge is nothing if it isn’t used.

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