Low density lipoprotein receptor


Test Information

Test Name

Low density lipoprotein receptor

Synonyms

Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Genetic testing; LDLR; PCSK9; LDL Receptor mutation

Department

Referral

Preferred Specimen

EDTA (Whole Blood)

Turn Around Time

4 weeks


Collection Information

Preparation


Processing Information

Registration Code

MISS

Notes

  • DO NOT centrifuge or freeze
  • DO NOT share sample, dedicated sample required

Methodology

Minimum Volume

4mL EDTA. Paediatric 0.5mL EDTA

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (Via Waikato Hospital Laboratory)

Send Away Transport

Ambient on day of collection. Refrigerate overnight or weekend then send ambient.

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