Part of lipid profile - evaluation of cardiovascular disease risk

A fasting sample is required (> 12 hours)

Reference ranges:

Age range Reference ranges (mmol/L)
All ages/sexes 0.8 - 1.8

Derived from Siemens Instructions for Use - July 2016

Results outside the reference range do not necessarily indicate disease. Similarly, results within the reference range do not preclude abnormality. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for discussion of individual patient results.

Other Comments:

For more information, please see the following:
Triglycerides - Lab Tests Online
Fasting guidelines

See also: Total cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Gel/clotted/lithium heparin (red/yellow/green top)

Add-on requests are accepted

Turnaround Time:

Within 24 hours