Test Overview
Test Methodology

Ultracentrifiguation, Electrophoresis, Automated Enzymatic Colorimetric Analysis

Test Usage

Detection and characterization (qualitative and quantitative) of dyslipoproteinemias.

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided. Assay includes total cholesterol, total triglycerides, LDL cholesterol, LDL triglycerides, apolipoprotein B, HDL cholesterol, VLDL cholesterol, VLDL triglycerides, beta VLDL cholesterol, beta VLDL triglycerides, chylomicron cholesterol, chylomicron triglycerides, Lp(a) cholesterol, and LpX.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Sunday - Thursday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
MiChart Code
Lipoprotein Metabolism Profile (Sendout)
  • LPP
Reference Laboratory
Mayo LMPP (83673)
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect blood in an SST or red top tube from a fasting patient (12-14 hour fast). Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Patient must not consume alcohol for 24 hours prior to collection. Indicate patient age and sex on requisition (required).

Special Handling

Fasting specimen.

Normal Volume
5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
2 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Refrigerated preferred (stable 7 days), frozen acceptable
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories

CPT Code
80061, 82465, 84478, 82172, 83718, 83700
Fee Code
AA471, AA472, AA473, AA474, AA475