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

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

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)

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