For use with the Alere Cholestech LDX® System, the Cholestech TC-HDL cassette (10-987) measures total cholesterol (TC), a measure of the total amount of cholesterol in the blood, and high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (referred to as the "good cholesterol"). TC-HDL also calculates the TC/HDL ratio and non-HDL cholesterol.
- Rapid: Yields results in 5 minutes
- Flexible: Fingerstick or venous whole blood, plasma or serum sample
- Convenient: Sample size is 40 μL
- CLIA-waived (for whole blood)