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Test ID: LMPP
Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile

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Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

TOTAL CHOLESTEROL

> or =18 years of age*

Desirable: <200 mg/dL

Borderline high: 200-239 mg/dL

High: > or =240 mg/dL

 

2-17 years**

Acceptable: <170 mg/dL

Borderline high: 170-199 mg/dL

High: > or =200 mg/dL

 

TRIGLYCERIDES

> or =18 years of age*

Normal: <150 mg/dL

Borderline high: 150-199 mg/dL

High: 200-499 mg/dL

Very high: > or =500 mg/dL

 

2-9 years**

Acceptable: <75 mg/dL

Borderline high: 75-99 mg/dL

High: > or =100 mg/dL

 

10-17 years**

Acceptable: <90 mg/dL

Borderline high: 90-129 mg/dL

High: > or =130 mg/dL

 

LDL CHOLESTEROL

> or =18 years of age***

Desirable: <100 mg/dL

Above Desirable: 100-129 mg/dL

Borderline high: 130-159 mg/dL

High: 160-189 mg/dL

Very high: > or =190 mg/dL

 

2-17y**

Acceptable: <110 mg/dL

Borderline high: 110-129 mg/dL

High: > or =130 mg/dL

 

APOLIPOPROTEIN B

> or =18 years: 48-124 mg/dL

 

HDL CHOLESTEROL

 >or= 18 years of age***

 Males:     > or = 40 mg/dL

 Females: > or = 50 mg/dL

 

 2 – 17y**

 Low: <40 mg/dL

 Borderline low: 40-45 mg/dL

 Acceptable: > 45 mg/dL

 

 

VLDL CHOLESTEROL

<30 mg/dL

 

VLDL TRIGLYCERIDES

> or =18 years: <120 mg/dL

2-17 years: <90 mg/dL

 

BETA-VLDL CHOLESTEROL

<15 mg/dL

 

BETA-VLDL TRIGLYCERIDES

<15 mg/dL

 

CHYLOMICRON CHOLESTEROL

Undetectable

 

CHYLOMICRON TRIGLYCERIDES

Undetectable

 

Lp(a) CHOLESTEROL

Desirable: <3 mg/dL

 

LpX

Undetectable

 

*National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP)

**Expert Panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents

***National Lipid Association



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