Lipoprotein electrophoresis

Lipoprotein electrophoresis is a useful technique for the assessment of lipoprotein abnormalities and coronary disease risk factors in serum.
Reference range: 

Please contact the laboratory to discuss

Sample type and Volume required: 
Clotted (yellow SST tube) Serum.
Turnaround time: 
Batch-dependent Average 1 month
Storage and transport: 
Indications: Screening for X-linked ichthyosis; confirmation of abetalipoproteinaemia/ NARP syndromes Heparin therapy can lead to alterations in the migration of the lipoproteins, particularly beta-lipoproteins. Fasting sample recommended
Reference Chemistry Laboratory at St Thomas'
0207 188 1264
4th floor, North Wing
St Thomas' Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/07/2021