Friday, August 22, 2014

VLDL Cholesterol

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Alternative Names

Very low density lipoprotein test


Normal Values

Normal VLDL cholesterol level is between 5 and 40 mg/dL.

Note: Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results.


What abnormal results mean

High levels may be associated with a higher risk for heart disease and stroke.


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Review Date: 05/23/2010
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

A.D.A.M., Inc. is accredited by URAC, also known as the American Accreditation HealthCare Commission (www.urac.org)