Preparation instructions: None specified by LabCorp.
Description: A test that directly measures levels of LDL cholesterol in the blood, typically used when triglycerides are >400 mg/dL or for non-fasting levels.
Turnaround time: Expected turnaround is within one day, although this may vary depending on other tests ordered for the same blood draw, and expected variation with LabCorp testing.
Also known as:
- Direct LDL
- Direct LDLC
- LDL Cholesterol, Direct
- LDLC, Direct