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Test ID: LIPA    
Lipoprotein (a), Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

81558

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

Yes

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

Providing additional information on coronary heart disease (CHD) risk in patients known or suspected to be at increased risk based on other factors, including family history of premature CHD or stroke, hypertension, cigarette smoking, obesity, diabetes mellitus, increased concentration of LDL cholesterol, and depressed concentration of HDL cholesterol.

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

Automated Turbidimetric Immunoassay

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

Lipoprotein (a), S

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

Lipoprotein (a), S
Lipoprotein a
Lipoprotein a, S MMLNE
Lp(a) apoprotein