LDLD - Overview: LDL Cholesterol (Beta-Quantification), Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: LDLD    
LDL Cholesterol (Beta-Quantification), Serum

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

Evaluation of cardiovascular risk


Assessment of low-density lipoprotein C (LDL-C) in patients with hypertriglyceridemia, type III hyperlipoproteinemia/dysbetalipoproteinemia, or when an accurate gold standard determination of LDL-C is required


Diagnosis of familial hypobetalipoproteinemia and abetalipoproteinemia

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

Ultracentrifugation/Selective Precipitation/Enzymatic Colorimetry (Beta-Quantification)

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


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

LDL Cholesterol (Beta-Quant), S

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

Beta Quantification LDL
Cholesterol in Low-Density Lipoproteins (LDL)
Cholesterol, DLD (Low-Density Lipoprotein)
Direct LDL (Low-Density Lipoprotein)
LDL (Low-Density Lipoprotein) Cholesterol
LDL Cholesterol (LDLC)
LDL Cholesterol (order if only LDL indicated)
LDL Direct
Low (Low-Density Lipoprotein) Direct
Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL)
Beta Quant LDL
Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH)
Type III hyperlipoproteinemia/dysbetalipoproteinemia