LIPOPROFILE, NMR, PARTICLE ANALYSIS ONLY

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red top tube. Centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 2 hours, and send 2.0 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial. CRITICAL REFRIGERATED. 12-14 hour fast prior to collection is preferred, but not required.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA, sodium or lithium heparin

Rejection Criteria
Separator tube, frozen or room temperature samples, gross hemolysis

Methodology
Quantitative Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 6 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Varies

Turnaround Time5-8 days
Test CodeNMRP
CPT-4 Code (s)
83704
LOINC Codes
LDL-P (LDL Particle Number)   54434-6  
HDL-P (Total)   Not available  
Small LDL-P   43727-7  
LDL Size   47215-9  
Large VLDL-P   43728-5  
Large HDL-P   43729-3  
VLDL - Size   62254-8  
HDL - Size   62253-0  
Lipoprotein Insulin Resistance Score   Not available  
LDL (Particle Size)   17782-4  
Small LDL (Particle Number)   43727-7  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory