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Test Code LMPP Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile

Additional Codes

MLAB: Y7D

Powerchart: Lipoprotein Profile

Epic: LAB100 Lipoprotein Electrophoresis

Reporting Name

Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile

Useful For

Diagnosing dyslipoproteinemia

 

Quantitation of cholesterol and triglycerides in very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), LDL, HDL, and chylomicrons

 

Identification of LpX

 

Classifying hyperlipoproteinemias (lipoprotein phenotyping)

 

Evaluating patients with abnormal lipid values (cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL, LDL)

 

Quantifying lipoprotein a (Lp[a]) cholesterol

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
TCS Cholesterol, Total, CDC, S No Yes
TRIGC Triglycerides, CDC, S No Yes
APLBS Apolipoprotein B, S No Yes
HDLS HDL Cholesterol, CDC, S No Yes
LMPP1 Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile 1 No Yes

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Necessary Information


Patient's age and sex are required.



Specimen Required


Patient Preparation:

1. Fasting-overnight (12-14 hours)

2. Patient must not consume any alcohol for 24 hours before the specimen is drawn.

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  60 days

Reference Values

Age

2-9 years

10-17 years

>18 years

Total Cholesterol (mg/dL)

**

Acceptable: <170

Borderline high: 170-199

High: ≥200

*

Desirable: < 200

Borderline high: 200 - 239

High: ≥ 240

Triglycerides (mg/dL)

**

Acceptable: <75 

Borderline high: 75-99

High: ≥100

**

Acceptable: <90 

Borderline high: 90-129

High: ≥130

*

Normal: <150

Borderline high: 150-199

High: 200-499

Very high: ≥500

LDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)

**

Acceptable: <110

Borderline high: 110-129

High: ≥130

***

Desirable: <100

Above Desirable: 100-129

Borderline high: 130-159

High: 160-189

Very high: ≥190

LDL Triglycerides (mg/dL)

≤ 50

≤ 50

Apolipoprotein B (mg/dL)

**

Acceptable: <90

Borderline high: 90-109

High: ≥110

Desirable: <90

Above Desirable: 90-99

Borderline high: 100-119

High: 120-139

Very high: ≥140

HDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)

**

Low: <40

Borderline low: 40-45

Acceptable: > 45

***

Males: ≥40

Females: ≥50

 

VLDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)

<30

<30

VLDLTriglycerides (mg/dL)

<90

<120

Beta VLDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)

<15

<15

Beta VLDL

Triglycerides (mg/dL)

<15

<15

Chylomicron Cholesterol

Undetectable

Undetectable

Chylomicron Triglycerides

Undetectable

Undetectable

Lp(a) cholesterol

<3

<3

LpX

Undetectable

Undetectable

 

Reference values have not been established for patients that are <2 years of age.

*National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP)

**Expert Panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents

***National Lipid Association

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 4 p.m.

CPT Code Information

80061-Lipid panel (includes: HDL [CPT Code 83718], total cholesterol [CPT Code 82465], and triglycerides [CPT Code 84478])

82172-Apolipoprotein B

83700-Lp(a) cholesterol electrophoresis

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LMPP Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
TCS Cholesterol, Total, CDC, S 2093-3
HDLS HDL Cholesterol, CDC, S 2085-9
TRIGC Triglycerides, CDC, S 2571-8
APLBS Apolipoprotein B, S 1884-6
2839 LDL Cholesterol 2089-1
2840 LDL Triglycerides 3046-0
2844 VLDL cholesterol 2091-7
2847 VLDL triglycerides 3047-8
2842 Beta VLDL Cholesterol 2091-7
2843 Beta VLDL triglycerides 3045-2
2855 Chylomicron cholesterol 34467-1
2856 Chylomicron triglycerides 35363-1
2849 Lp(a) Cholesterol 10835-7
23924 LpX 42178-4
23937 Interpretation 59462-2

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross reject

Other

NA

Method Name

Ultracentrifugation/Electrophoresis/Automated Enzymatic/Colorimetric Analysis

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Cardiovascular Test Request Form (T724) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/cardiovascular-request-form.pdf).