LDLRS - Overview: Familial Hypercholesterolemia, LDLR Full Gene Sequencing

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: LDLRS    
Familial Hypercholesterolemia, LDLR Full Gene Sequencing

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

Aiding in the diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH)


Distinguishing the diagnosis of FH from other causes of hyperlipidemia, such as familial defective apoB-100 and familial combined hyperlipidemia

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
LDLRQLDLR, Full Gene SequenceNoYes
LDLFQLDLR Gene SequencingNoYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.


Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Followed by DNA Sequence Analysis

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

LDLR, Full Gene Sequence

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

Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH)
Gene Sequencing
Low Density Lipoprotein