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7018: Apolipoprotein Evaluation Print View
Apolipoprotein A1 NEPH  Male: 94 - 176
Female: 101 - 198 
mg/dL 
Apolipoprotein B NEPH  Male: 52 - 109
Female: 49 - 103 
mg/dL 
Apolipoprotein B/A1 Ratio CALC     

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 10 Day(s)/Frozen - 3 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Apolipoprotein A1 is the primary protein associated with HDL cholesterol. Like HDL cholesterol, increased concentrations are associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. Apolipoprotein B-100 is the primary protein associated with LDL cholesterol and other lipid particles. Like LDL cholesterol, increased concentrations are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The ratio of these two apolipoproteins correlates with risk of cardiovascular disease.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82172x2

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Grossly lipemic






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