Evaluation of risk for atherosclerotic
Helpful to aid in the detection of Tangier disease.
Centrifuge and aliquot 1 ml of plasma. Send refrigerated.
<24 months: not established
Low: <115 mg/dL
Borderline low: 115-120 mg/ dl
Acceptable: >120 mg/dL
>18 years: >=120 mg/dl
Low: <115 mg/dl
Borderline low: 115-120 mg/dL
>18 years: >=140 mg/dl
Low levels of apolipoprotein Al (ApoAl) confer increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
ApoAl <25 mg/dl may aid in the detection of a genetic disorder such as Tangier disease.