Department: 
Biochemistry
Tube Colour: 
Green
Pseudonyms: 
Steriods, 7-dehydrocholesterol, 8-cholesterol, 9-cholesterol, 8-dehydrocholesterol, desmosterol, lathosterol, sitosterol, 7DHC
Test Code: 
STEROL
Availability: 
Reporting time: 21 days
Collection Requirements: 
** Plasma must be separated within 30 minutes after collection. Wrap in foil, deliver to lab immediately and advise CSR that urgent separation is required.
Requires own tube?: 
No
Fee: 
$200
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS)Royal Children's HospitalLevel 4, East Building50 Flemington RoadParkville, Vic 3052tel 03 8341 6201fax 03 8341 6390
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Notes: 
** Plasma must be separated within 30 minutes after collection. Freeze plasma and wrap in foil. For the diagnosis of Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome. Some other diagnostically relevant sterols are detected in the test.