LipoFit by NMR
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).

Quantitative Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy/ Quantitative Enzymatic/ Detergent Solubilization
3-6 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Fast 12 hours prior to collection. 
Greiner Bio-One Clot Activator Tube (ARUP supply #54325) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect ™ or by contacting ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. Also acceptable: Plain Red. 
Specimen Preparation
Gently invert tube to mix contents; allow to clot at room temperature. Separate from cells within 8 hours. Transfer 4 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 2 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Serum separator tubes other than Greiner Bio-One. Non-fasting or lipemic specimens. 
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data

Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Refer to the Test Mix Addendum for interface build information.
Hotline History
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Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2001895Total Cholesterol2093-3
2001900HDL Cholesterol2085-9
2001901LDL Cholesterol, Calc13457-7
2013717HDL Particle Size, NMR62253-0
2013718VLDL Particle Size, NMR62254-8
2013719LDL Particle Size, NMR17782-4
2013720Large HDL Particle Number, NMR43729-3
2013721HDL Particle Number, NMR49748-7
2013722Large VLDL Particle Number, NMR43728-5
2013723Small LDL Particle Number, NMR43727-7
2013724LDL Particle Number, NMR54434-6
2013762EER LipoFit by NMR11526-1
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
  • Cholesterol (NMR LipoProfile Test)
  • Expanded (NMR LipoProfile Test)
  • FNMR (NMR LipoProfile Test)
  • HDL Particle
  • LDL Particle
  • Lipid Particle Concentration
  • Lipid Particle Size
  • Lipid Profile, NMR
  • LipoMed (NMR LipoProfile Test)
  • Lipoprotein Analysis (LDL-P, HDL-P, VLDL-P, LDL Size, HDL Size, VLDL Size)
  • Lipoprotein Particle
  • VLDL Particle