Cholesterol Determination by Gas Chromatography

Method References

AOAC 976.26

Sample Size


Estimated Turn Around Time

5-7 Business days(R)

Reporting Unit


Method Description

Sample is saponified in basic medium (KOH) and liberated cholesterol is quantified against a known standard by Gas Chromatography Flame Ionization Detector (GC -FID).

Additional Information

A waxy, fat-like substance produced primarily by the liver in both humans and animals. Found in all cells of the body. "Dietary Cholesterol" is cholesterol found in food.