Test directory: Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile

Ordering Code410
Test NameLipoprotein Metabolism Profile
AliasLipoprotein Electrophoresis
Lipoprotein Fractionation
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume5 mL
Collection InstructionsPatient age & sex required on requisition
Patient must be fasting for 12 hours
Patient must not consume any alcohol for 24 hours before the specimen is drawn.
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge to separate, aliquot and refrigerate or freeze immediately.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 60 Days
Rejection CriteriaAmbient, Grossly hemolyzed, Thawed, Grossly icteric
Avail. StatNO
MethodologyUltracentrifugation/Electrophoresis/Automated Enzyme
Colorimetric Analysis
Reference Lab Mayo Medical Lab

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Cholesterol, Total, CDC, SALLSee report.
HDL Cholesterol, CDC, SALLSee report.
Triglycerides, CDC, SALLSee report.
Apolipoprotein B, SALLSee report.
LDL CholesterolALLSee report.
LDL TriglyceridesALLSee report.
VLDL CholesterolALLSee report.
VLDL TriglyceridesALLSee report.
Beta VLDL CholesterolALLSee report.
Beta VLDL TriglyceridesALLSee report.
Chylomicron CholesterolALLSee report.
Chylomicron TriglyceridesALLSee report.
Lp(a) CholesterolALLSee report.
LpXALLSee report.
InterpretationALLSee report.