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Lipoprotein Fractionation Ion Mobility

Order Code CH246
Turnaround Time 10 days
Test Includes

LDL P, Small LDL P, LDL Size
HDL P, Large HDL P, HDL Size
Large VLDL P, VLDL Size

Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

Red Top (No additive)

Preferred Specimens
Minimum Volume (uL)
1 mL
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport Refrigerated (cold packs)
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature Unacceptable
Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen -20 degrees C: 10 days. -70 degrees C: 28 days
Reject Criteria

Gross hemolysis, Grossly lipemic, Serum Seperator Tube (SST)

Special Instructions

1. Gently invert draw tube 5X (DO NOT SHAKE).
2. Let blood clot for 30-60 minutes at room temperature.
3. Centrifuge for 10 minutes.
4. Aliquot top layer from red-top draw tube and place SERUM in transport tube and dispose of draw tube. Label the transport tube as “”No Additive Serum Red””. ONLY ship No Additive Serum in transport tube.
5. Store and transport refrigerated. It is acceptable to store frozen and ship refrigerated. Do not ship frozen on dry ice.

Patient Preparation
Patient should be fasting 12 hours. Transport Refrigerated (cold packs).

Test Details
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Clinical Significance

The Lipoprotein Fractionation, NMR test is used to help assess the risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with intermediate or high risk based on tradional or emerging risk factors, and to assess therapeutic response in patients undergoing lipid-lowering therapy.

Reference Ranges

See Laboratory Report