A 33-year-old member asked:
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how much blood is drawn for a fasting lipids test?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
5-8 cc: 5-8cc.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No more than 10 ml: About one ml of serum is needed for the test and 4-5 ml will usually suffice.
Answered on Jul 29, 2012

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