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NMR Lipo Profile
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Information

The NMR LipoProfile test is an advanced cardiovascular diagnostic test that uses nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy to provide rapid, simultaneous and direct measurement of LDL particle number and size of LDL particles, and also direct measurement of HDL and VLDL subclasses. This detailed lipoprotein particle information allows health professionals to make more effective individualized treatment decisions than previously possible based on standard lipid panel testing. The atherosclerotic culprit not LDL cholesterol, but LDL particle number.

Methodology
Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)
Specimen Required

Container: Lavender
Specimen Requirements: Plasma EDTA
Analytical Time: 3 Days
Minimum Volume: 3 (2) mL

CPT Code(s)
83704