Sterol Analysis Laboratory

Diagnostic testing for various genetic lipid disorders including Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (SLOS), cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX), and sitosterolemia is offered through the CAP/CLIA accredited OHSU Sterol Analysis Laboratory (s).  The laboratory performs testing using gas-chromatography-mass spectrometry to analyze plasma sterols  (see our sample requisition form below for specific test and pricing information).  Cholesterol and sterol testing is also offered on a research basis (please enquire for test and pricing information). The Sterol Analysis Laboratory director and staff can provide timely results and interpretations of diagnostic tests. Also, follow-up clinical, research, and support services are available to patients, their families, or primary care providers if desired.

Please download and complete a sample requisition form if shipping a diagnostic sample to the OHSU Sterol Analysis Laboratory. The form needs to be signed by a physician and  included with samples when shipped

Specimens should be shipped by overnight express carrier Monday through Thursday.

Please contact us and provide a tracking number upon shipment.

Ship to:
Attention: Andrea DeBarber(503-494-4593)
Physiology &Pharmacology Department(L334)
RJH Room 3360, Dock 4, Oregon Health &Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239-3098

Requisition form

Lab Services Guide