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LipoProfile by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Particle Analysis Only
2012200
Ordering Recommendation

Use in appropriate high-risk patients (eg, type 2 diabetes mellitus) in whom LDL particle number is being used to guide therapy. Not recommended for cardiovascular disease risk assessment in most individuals; preferred test is Lipid Panel (0020421).

Mnemonic
LIPOPRO
Methodology
Quantitative Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-6 days
N/A
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
12-14 hour fast is preferred but not required. 
Collect
Clot Activator Tube (ARUP supply #40484). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. Also acceptable: Plain Red, Green (Sodium or Lithium Heparin), or Lavender (EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Gently invert tube to mix contents; allow to clot at room temperature for 30 minutes. Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL REFRIGERATED. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. Grossly hemolyzed specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 6 days; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By Report
Interpretive Data


Note
Test includes: Insulin resistance calculation; lipoprotein particle number; lipoprotein subfractions.
CPT Code(s)
83704
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2012187LDL-P (LDL Particle Number)54434-6
2012192HDL-P (Total)49748-7
2012193Small LDL-P43727-7
2012194LDL Size47215-9
2012195Large VLDL-P43728-5
2012196Large HDL-P43729-3
2012197VLDL - Size62254-8
2012198HDL - Size62253-0
2012199Lipoprotein Insulin Resistance Score
2012473LDL (Particle Size)17782-4
2012475Small LDL (Particle Number)43727-7
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Aliases
  • HDL Particle
  • Insulin resistance
  • LDL Particle
  • Lipoprotein Analysis (LDL-P, HDL-P, VLDL-P, LDL Size)

Performed at LabCorp