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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.

Age

2-9 years

10-17 years

>18 years

Total Cholesterol (mg/dL)

**

Acceptable: <170

Borderline high: 170-199

High: > or =200

*

Desirable: < 200

Borderline high: 200 - 239

High: > or = 240

Triglycerides (mg/dL)

**

Acceptable: <75 

Borderline high: 75-99

High: > or =100

**

Acceptable: <90 

Borderline high: 90-129

High: > or =130

*

Normal: <150

Borderline high: 150-199

High: 200-499

Very high: > or =500

LDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)

**

Acceptable: <110

Borderline high: 110-129

High: > or =130

***

Desirable: <100

Above Desirable: 100-129

Borderline high: 130-159

High: 160-189

Very high: > or =190

LDL Triglycerides (mg/dL)

< or = 50

< or = 50

Apolipoprotein B (mg/dL)

**

Acceptable: <90

Borderline high: 90-109

High: > or =110

Desirable: <90

Above Desirable: 90-99

Borderline high: 100-119

High: 120-139

Very high: > or =140

HDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)

**

Low: <40

Borderline low: 40-45

Acceptable: > 45

***

Males: > or =40

Females: > or =50

 

VLDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)

<30

<30

VLDLTriglycerides (mg/dL)

<90

<120

Beta VLDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)

<15

<15

Beta VLDL

Triglycerides (mg/dL)

<15

<15

Chylomicron Cholesterol

Undetectable

Undetectable

Chylomicron Triglycerides

Undetectable

Undetectable

Lp(a) cholesterol

<3

<3

LpX

Undetectable

Undetectable

 

Reference values have not been established for patients that are <2 years of age.

*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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