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Test ID: FLPA2    
Lipoprotein Associated Phospholipase A2 (PLAC)

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

0 – 234 ng/mL


Patients with high lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 concentrations greater than or equal to 235 ng/mL are at increased risk for cardiovascular events including myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke. The median lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 value for a healthy population is 235 ng/mL.


This test is performed pursuant to a license agreement with diaDexus, Inc.