LMPP - Overview: Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: LMPP    
Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile

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

Diagnosing dyslipoproteinemia


Quantitation of cholesterol and triglycerides in very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), LDL, HDL, and chylomicrons


Identification of LpX


Classifying hyperlipoproteinemias (lipoprotein phenotyping)


Evaluating patients with abnormal lipid values (cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL, LDL)


Quantifying lipoprotein a (Lp[a]) cholesterol

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
TCSCholesterol, Total, CDC, SNoYes
TRIGCTriglycerides, CDC, SNoYes
APLBSApolipoprotein B, SNoYes
HDLSHDL Cholesterol, CDC, SNoYes
LMPP1Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile 1NoYes

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Ultracentrifugation/Electrophoresis/Automated Enzymatic/Colorimetric 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 or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile

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

Beta-Quant LDL
Cardiac Lipoprotein Phenotyping
Cholesterol, LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein)
Fredrickson Phenotyping
HDC (High-Density Cholesterol)
HDL (High-Density Lipoprotein) Cholesterol
HDT (High-Density Triglyceride)
High-Density Cholesterol (HDC)
High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) Cholesterol
High-Density Triglyceride (HDT)
Intermediate Density Lipoprotein
LDL (Low-Density Lipoprotein)
LDL (Low-Density Lipoprotein) Cholesterol
Lipid Phenotyping
Lipid Profile
Lipoprotein Electrophoresis
Lipoprotein Phenotyping
Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL)
Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL) Cholesterol
Lp(a) Cholesterol
VLDL (Very Low Density Lipoprotein)
Lipoprotein X
Lipoprotein Fractionation