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Test Name: 7-Dehydrocholesterol

Test Code(s): 7DCHOL / HC7DCHOL

CPT Code(s): 82542

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.


Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Preferred: Lavender top
Also Acceptable: Green top

Collection Volume: Preferred: 4 mL
Pediatrics: 2 mL

Sample Analyzed: Plasma

Volume Required: Preferred: 1 mL
Pediatrics: 0.5 mL

Outreach Specimen Transport: Transport frozen specimen to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220) on dry ice.

Stability: Ambient: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: Okay


Interpretation

Cholesterol Biosynthesis

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