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Lab Test Dictionary

Lipoprotein Electrophoresis (35436)


Agarose Electrophoresis (AE)



Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Sunday and Wednesday

Standard TAT

4-8 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

For optimum results, the patient should be following a stable diet for at least a week, stable body weight and fasting for at least 12 hours (12-16 Hour) prior to collection. Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 24 Hours; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 14 Days

Rejection Criteria

Received room tep

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Serum or Plasma

Included Tests

Cholesterol, Triglcyerides, Chylomicrons, Beta Lipoproteins, Pre-Beta Lipoproteins, Alpha Lipoproteins, Serum Appearance and Interpretation.

CPT Codes

82465, 83700, 84478