LipoFit by NMR, PARTICLE COUNT ONLY

Specimen Required
Fasting specimen required, Draw blood in a plain red top tube. Centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 8 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 required.

Rejection Criteria
Separator tube, frozen specimens, plasma specimens, non-fasting or lipemic specimens

Methodology
Quantitative Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Stability
Room Temperature: 2 days; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-8 days
Test CodeNMRPC
CPT-4 Code (s)
83704
LOINC Codes
LDL Particle Number, NMR   54434-6  
HDL Particle Number, NMR   49748-7  
Small LDL Particle Number, NMR   43727-7  
Large HDL Particle Number, NMR   43729-3  
Large VLDL Particle Number, NMR   42728-5  
VLDL Particle Size, NMR   62254-8  
LDL Particle Size, NMR   17782-4  
HDL Particle Size, NMR   62253-0  
EER LipoFit by NMR, Particle Count Only   11526-1  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory