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.
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



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

This protein is found in low density lipoprotein.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82172

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0050029 Apolipoprotein B 1871-3
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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
Apolipoprotein B