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ID:638 Lipoprotein (a)
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DescriptionLipoprotein(a) is a 'low density lipoprotein variant'
IndicationThis analysis is usually only available for the lipid clinic.
Additional Info Elevated Lp(a) is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease, particularly when in the presence of other lipid risk factors such as high LDL, low HDL and thrombogenic risk factors. It has a high affinity for the arterial wall and displays many athero-thrombogenic properties.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

Interpretation

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes Greater than 125 nmol/L - Increased cardiovascular risk
Unitsnmol/L


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Turnround CommentNA
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