Lipid fractionation (beta quantification, lipid ultracentrifugation)
Beta-quantification of lipoproteins allows definitive diagnosis of Fredricksen type of hyperlipidaemia. Principal indication is differential diagnosis of type I vs. type V or type IV hyperlipidaemia.
|Tube||04 (EP) - EDTA Plasma|
|Additional Information||This analysis is usually only available for the lipid clinic. Reqeusts from other locations should be discussed with the duty biochemist.
|Turn Around||Turnaround time stated by Newcastle: 4 weeks.|
|Send to||Blood Sciences LGI
(Test referred to: Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary.)
|Contact||For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Advice||Full information on all referred tests can be found on the referred tests information database, EQMS reference BSF2REC17003.|
|Collection Con||Sample should be collected after an overnight fast (12-14h). Instructions to lab: centrifuge, separate plasma and store in fridge. DO NOT FREEZE.
Minimum volume: 1.5 mL plasma
|Ref. Range Notes||Interpretation will be provided on the report.|
|Telepath||LGI superset LLIPF. SJUH superset JLIPF.|