CHOLESTEROL, LDL, oxidised
P-ox-LDL ATK 7068
LDL-cholesterol can be converted into its oxidised form in the body. Oxidised LDL-cholesterol causes plaque formation on the inner surface of blood vessels, which weakens blood flow and may lead to thrombosis.
Assessment of risk for cardiovascular diseases, development of atherosclerosis and metabolic syndrome.
Blood sample. Normal eating and drinking is allowed prior to sampling.
1 mL of EDTA or lithium heparin plasma or serum
Storage and delivery
Delivery at room temperature on the sampling day. Store refrigerated over the weekend, ship at room temperature.
10 – 15 weekdays
< 45 U/L low risk (recommended value)
45 – 59 U/L moderate risk
60 – 79 U/L high risk
> 79 U/L very high risk