Cholesterol, HDL and LDL
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α1-Lipoprotein cholesterol, high-density cholesterol, HDLC, and β-lipoprotein cholesterol, low-density cholesterol, LDLC.
To assess risk and monitor for coronary artery disease.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube.
|HDLC||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.0259)|
|Birth||6–56 mg/dL||0.16–1.45 mmol/L|
|Children, adults, and older adults|
|Desirable||Greater than 60 mg/dL||Greater than 1.55 mmol/L|
|Acceptable||40–60 mg/dL||1–1.55 mmol/L|
|Low||Less than 40 mg/dL||Less than 1 mmol/L|
|LDLC||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.0259)|
|Optimal||Less than 100 mg/dL||Less than 2.59 mmol/L|
|Near optimal||100–129 mg/dL||2.59–3.34 mmol/L|
|Borderline high||130–159 mg/dL||3.37–4.11 mmol/L|
|High||160–189 mg/dL||4.14–4.9 mmol/L|
|Very high||Greater than 190 mg/dL||Greater than 4.92 mmol/L|
|NMR LDLC Particle Number||NMR LDLC Small Particle Size|
|High-risk CAD||Less than 1,000 nmol/L||Less than 528 nmol/L|
|Moderately high-risk CAD||Less than 1,300 nmol/L||Less than 528 nmol/L|
|CAD, coronary artery disease; NMR, nuclear magnetic resonance.|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Cholesterol, HDL and LDL." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425268/all/Cholesterol__HDL_and_LDL.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Cholesterol, HDL and LDL. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425268/all/Cholesterol__HDL_and_LDL. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Cholesterol, HDL and LDL. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425268/all/Cholesterol__HDL_and_LDL
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Cholesterol, HDL and LDL [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425268/all/Cholesterol__HDL_and_LDL.
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