Test Overview
Test Methodology

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)

Test Usage

Assessment and management of a patient's risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
Identifying residual risk that may be present in some patients on cholesterol targeting treatment

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided.

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Analytic Time

3 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
NMRLP
Synonyms
  • Lipoprotein NMR
  • NMR LipoProfile
  • Lipoprotein Subparticles NMR
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo NMRLP
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect blood in a red top tube, following a 12-14 hour overnight fast. Allow isopropyl alcohol to draw before venipuncture. Spin and aliquot serum into a screw capped plastic tube. Refrigerate.

Fasting Specimen
12-14 hour fast required
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
1 mL serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
83704
Fee Code
36131
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