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Test ID: APOE    
Apolipoprotein E Genotyping, Blood

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Determining the specific apolipoprotein E genotypes in patients with type III hyperlipoproteinemia

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Including Restriction Digest
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Diagnostic Systems, Inc.)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Apolipoprotein E Genotyping, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Frederickson Type III
Hyperlipidemia Type III
Type III hyperlipoproteinemia