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Oxysterols, plasma

Fee code: 16341

Aliases: cholestane-3b,5a,6b-triol, 3a,7a,12a-trihydroxycoprostane


Sonia Pajares Garcia

Method description

Tandem mass spectrometry

Delivery time

14 days

Note to delivery time


Attach a summary of medical records. You can send serum frozen or Blood in EDTA at room temperature, if you prefer.

Specimen type


Specimen volume

1 mL

Specimen minimum volume

0,5 mL

Collection instructions


Preanalytic treatment

Transport conditions


Rejection criteria

Thawed specimens to room temperature greater than 12 hours.


Reference values

Values Units   Age  
3a,7a,12a-trihydroxycoprostane 0 - 7 ng/mL    
Cholestane-3ß,5a,6ß-triol 0.5 - 8 ng/mL    

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