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
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.
Gently invert tube to mix contents and allow to clot at room temperature. Separate serum from cells within 8 hours. Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube with "ARUP NMR Serum" label (ARUP supply #55652). Labels are available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect ™ or by contacting ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 1 mL)
Plasma. Serum separator tubes other than Greiner Bio-One. Non-fasting or lipemic specimens.
Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: Unacceptable
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
Refer to the Test Mix Addendum for interface build information.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2013717||HDL Particle Size, NMR||62253-0|
|2013718||VLDL Particle Size, NMR||62254-8|
|2013719||LDL Particle Size, NMR||17782-4|
|2013720||Large HDL Particle Number, NMR||43729-3|
|2013721||HDL Particle Number, NMR||49748-7|
|2013722||Large VLDL Particle Number, NMR||43728-5|
|2013723||Small LDL Particle Number, NMR||43727-7|
|2013724||LDL Particle Number, NMR||54434-6|
|2013763||EER LipoFit by NMR, Particle Count Only||11526-1|
- HDL Particle
- HDL Size
- LDL Particle
- Lipid Particle Concentration
- Lipid Particle Size
- Lipid Profile, NMR
- Lipoprotein Particle
- VLDL Particle
- VLDL Size