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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
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
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 NameLOINC
0050029Apolipoprotein B1871-3
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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