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92061: Cardio Iq(r) Lipid Panel With Reflex To Direct Ldl Print View
Cholesterol, Total   < 20 years: 125 - 170
>= 20 years: 125 - 200 
mg/dL 
HDL Cholesterol   view ref range  mg/dL 
Triglycerides   view ref range  mg/dL 
LDL Chol, Calculated   < 2 years: Call Client Services
< 21 years: < 110
>= 21 years: < 130 
mg/dL 
Cholesterol/HDL Ratio   < 5.1  calc 
Non-HDL Cholesterol   < 20 years: < 120
>= 20 years: Call Client Services 
mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 2 (1) mL   Frozen - 15 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

This is the most common Lipid Panel. Components include those useful in the detection, classification, and monitoring of patients with hyperlipidemia.

The assay manufacturer, Roche, notes that N-acetylcysteine, when
administered in high concentrations (such as for treatment of
acetaminophen overdose), can interfere with their assay for HDL
cholesterol, leading to falsely low results.

Patient should fast 9-12 hours prior to collection.
Only serum is acceptable.
The assay manufacturer Beckman Coulter advises: "N-Acetyl Cysteine
(NAC), when administered in therapeutic concentrations (for the
treatement of acetaminophen overdose), has been...determined to
interfere with assays for...Cholesterol, Uric Acid" where "NAC
interference may lead to falsely low results." According to Beckman
Coulter, the NAC interference should be insignificant by 12 hours
after completion of the initial loading dose of an IV infusion
treatment regimen consisting of an initial loading dose of 150 mg/kg
administered over 1 hr, a second dose of 50 mg/kg administered over 4
hrs and a third dose of 100 mg/kg administered over 16 hrs.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Codes
82465,83718,84478

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; moderate to grossly icteric Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Additional Information: If Triglyceride is >400 mg/dL, then Cardio IQ(R) Direct LDL will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 83721).






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