LipoProfile by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Particle Analysis Only
Ordering Recommendation
Quantitative Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
3-6 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
12 hour fast is preferred but not required.  
Clot Activator Tube (ARUP supply #40484). 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 and allow to clot at room temperature for 30 minutes. Separate serum from cells within 8 hours. Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens more than 6 days old. Plasma or separator tubes.  
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 6 days; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
By Report  
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Specimen analysis performed at ARUP Laboratories. NMR LDL Particle Number is interpreted by ARUP. All other NMR test components are interpreted by LipoScience, Inc., Raleigh, NC.

See Compliance Statement B:
Statement B: 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.
CPT Code(s)
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2001893LDL Particle Number by NMR54434-6
2001894Small LDL Particle Number43727-7
2001896LDL Particle Size17782-4
2001897Large HDL Particle Number43729-3
2001898Large VLDL Particle Number43728-5
2002510HDL Size62253-0
2002511VLDL Size62254-8
2002512HDL Particle Number49748-7
2002513LP Insulin Resistance Score62255-5
2010695EER NMR LipoProfile, Particle Only11526-1
* 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.
  • HDL Particle
  • HDL Size
  • LDL Particle
  • Lipid Particle Concentration
  • Lipid Particle Size
  • Lipid Profile, NMR
  • Lipoprotein Particle
  • VLDL Particle
  • VLDL Size

Performed at Liposcience