Apolipoprotein B
0050029
Ordering Recommendation
Acceptable non-traditional secondary cardiovascular disease risk screen for specific populations.
Mnemonic
APO B-100
Methodology
Quantitative Nephelometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Fasting specimen.  
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 3 months  
Reference Interval
Male: 55-140 mg/dL
Female: 55-125 mg/dL  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
This protein is found in low density lipoprotein.
CPT Code(s)
82172
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050029Apolipoprotein B
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Aliases
  • Apo B
  • APO-B
  • APO-B100
  • APOB
  • APOB-100
  • ApoB/apoB
  • BHL, Apliopoprotein B
  • Low Density Lipoprotein, B
  • Plasma Apo B