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VAP(TM) CHOLESTEROL TEST

Test Name  VAP(TM) CHOLESTEROL TEST 
Mnemonic  VAP 
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CPT   83701;84478 
Department  Send-Out 
Container  PLASTIC SCREW-CAP VIAL 
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Handling  ALTHOUGH A 10-12 HOUR FAST (NO ALCOHOL FOR 24 HOURS) IS REQUIRED FOR THE MOST ACCURATE TRIGLYCERIDE MEASUREMENT, ALL OTHER VALUES OF THE VAP TEST ARE DIRECTLY MEASURED AND FASTING DOES NOT AFFECT THEIR OUTCOME. 5 ML SERUM INSTRUCTIONS: DRAW SPECIMEN INTO ONE 5 ML (13X100mm) SERUM SEPARATOR TUBE (SST). WRITE (LEGIBLY) THE PATIENTS FIRST AND LAST NAME ON THE SST TUBE LABEL. GENTLY INVERT COLLECTION TUBE 5-6 TIMES TO START CLOT ACTIVATION. ALLOW SPECIMEN TO CLOT IN AN UPRIGHT POSITION FOR A MINIMUM OF 30 MINUTES. SAMPLES SHOULD BE CENTRIFUGED WITHIN 1 HOUR OR KEPT REFRIGERATED AND CENTRIFUGED WITHIN 3 HOURS. CENTRIFUGE SAMPLES FOR 20 MINUTES (@ STANDARD 2500 RPM). REFRIGERATE SERUM UNTIL SHIPMENT. SERUM CAN BE REFRIGERATED FOR A MAXIMUM OF 3 DAYS. DO NOT FREEZE SST TUBES. PREPARE SAMPLE FOR SHIPPING BY ENSURING THE TUBE IS TIGHTLY CAPPED. PLACE TUBES AND FROZEN COLD PACK INTO THE STYROFOAM CONTAINER. DO NOT FREEZE SST TUBES. NOTE: SAMPLES MAY BE FROZEN BY POURING THE SAMPLE INTO AN ALIQUOT TUBE AND FREEZING AT -20C., 1.5 ML, REFRIGERATED OR FROZEN 
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Methodology  DENSITY GRADIENT ULTRACENTRIFUGATION WITH SPECTROPHOTOMETRY 
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Referred Lab  AOT~ATHEROTECH~201 LONDON PARKWAY ~SUITE 400~BIRMINGHAM~AL~35211~DR. KRIS KULKARNI, PHD 
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