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Test ID BLOD0099 Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile


Necessary Information


Patient's age and sex are required.



Specimen Required


Patient Preparation:

1. Fasting-overnight (12-14 hours)

2. Patient must not consume any alcohol for 24 hours before the specimen is drawn.

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 5 mL


Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Cardiovascular Test Request Form (T724) with the specimen.

Useful For

Diagnosing dyslipoproteinemia

 

Quantitation of cholesterol and triglycerides in very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), LDL, HDL, and chylomicrons

 

Identification of LpX

 

Classifying hyperlipoproteinemias (lipoprotein phenotyping)

 

Evaluating patients with abnormal lipid values (cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL, LDL)

 

Quantifying lipoprotein a (Lp[a]) cholesterol

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
TCS Cholesterol, Total, CDC, S No Yes
TRIGC Triglycerides, CDC, S No Yes
APLBS Apolipoprotein B, S No Yes
HDLS HDL Cholesterol, CDC, S No Yes
LMPP1 Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile 1 No Yes

Method Name

Ultracentrifugation/Electrophoresis/Automated Enzymatic/Colorimetric Analysis

Reporting Name

Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  60 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross reject

Other

NA

Reference Values

Age

2-9 years

10-17 years

>18 years

Total Cholesterol (mg/dL)

**

Acceptable: <170

Borderline high: 170-199

High: ≥200

*

Desirable: < 200

Borderline high: 200 - 239

High: ≥ 240

Triglycerides (mg/dL)

**

Acceptable: <75 

Borderline high: 75-99

High: ≥100

**

Acceptable: <90 

Borderline high: 90-129

High: ≥130

*

Normal: <150

Borderline high: 150-199

High: 200-499

Very high: ≥500

LDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)

**

Acceptable: <110

Borderline high: 110-129

High: ≥130

***

Desirable: <100

Above Desirable: 100-129

Borderline high: 130-159

High: 160-189

Very high: ≥190

LDL Triglycerides (mg/dL)

≤ 50

≤ 50

Apolipoprotein B (mg/dL)

**

Acceptable: <90

Borderline high: 90-109

High: ≥110

Desirable: <90

Above Desirable: 90-99

Borderline high: 100-119

High: 120-139

Very high: ≥140

HDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)

**

Low: <40

Borderline low: 40-45

Acceptable: > 45

***

Males: ≥40

Females: ≥50

 

VLDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)

<30

<30

VLDLTriglycerides (mg/dL)

<90

<120

Beta VLDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)

<15

<15

Beta VLDL

Triglycerides (mg/dL)

<15

<15

Chylomicron Cholesterol

Undetectable

Undetectable

Chylomicron Triglycerides

Undetectable

Undetectable

Lp(a) cholesterol

<5

<5

LpX

Undetectable

Undetectable

 

Reference values have not been established for patients that are <2 years of age.

*National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP)

**Expert Panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents

***National Lipid Association

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 4 p.m.

Analytic Time

3 days (not reported on Saturday or Sunday)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

80061-Lipid panel (includes: HDL [CPT Code 83718], total cholesterol [CPT Code 82465], and triglycerides [CPT Code 84478])

82172-Apolipoprotein B

83700-Lp(a) cholesterol electrophoresis

Sanford Laboratories - Bemidji Additional Information:

Sanford Interface Build Information

Result Code Result Code Description
13617 Cholesterol, Total, CDC, S
13618 Triglycerides, CDC, S
13619 Apolipoprotein B, S
15702 HDL Cholesterol, CDC, S
13606 LDL Cholesterol
13607 LDL Triglycerides
13608 VLDL Cholesterol
13609 VLDL Triglycerides
13610 Beta VLD Cholesterol
13611 Beta VLDL Triglycerides
13612 Chylomicron Cholesterol
13613 Chylomicron Triglycerides
13614 LP(A) cholesterol
13615 LPX
13616 Interpretation