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NMR, Lipoprofile *

SIM

29530 

CPT

80061; 83704 

Synonyms

LipoProfile; Lipoprotein Analysis, Expanded  

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

NMR LipoTube(black and yellow-top tube) OR plain red-top tube

NMR Tube is preferred

Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in NMR LipoTube OR plain red-top tube

Volume

Volume: 2 mL 
Min. Volume: 1 mL 

Additional Information

If triglyceride level is > 400 mg/dL, LDL cholesterol will not be calculated

Patient Preparation

Patient should be fasting for 12-14 hours

Specimen Processing Instructions

Allow specimen to clot for 30 minutes before centrifugation. Centrifuge within 24 hours of collection. 
If collected in NMR LipoTube,do not open tube. 
If using red-top tube, transfer to aliquot tube.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate;  DO NOT FREEZE or STORE  at ROOM TEMPERATURE

Specimen Stability

 Refrigerated :6 days 

Rejection Criteria

Unspun LipoTUbe or unseparated plain red-top tube; gross hemolysis; serum more than 10 days old; specimen drawn in gel tube other than NMR LipoTube; frozen or room temperature specimens 

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Historical reporting (LDL-P, LDL-C) insulin resistance score; lipoprotein particle number (LDL-P); particle concentration and size (total HDL-P, small LDL-p, LDL size) standard lipid panel (total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, triglycerides) 

Methodology

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

884247 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride

Reviewed Date

2/20/2018 

Supplemental

*   Denotes Reference  Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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