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

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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

Evaluation of cardiovascular risk

 

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

 

Diagnosis of abetalipoproteinemia

 

Diagnosis of hypobetalipoproteinemia

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)
Soft-LDLD
Beta Quant LDL
Abetalipoproteinemia
Hypolipoproteinemia
Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH)
Type III hyperlipoproteinemia/dysbetalipoproteinemia