What Does A High Protime Result Mean?

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Alternative Names

Low-density lipoprotein test


Normal Values

A healthy LDL level is one that falls in the optimal or near-optimal range.

  • Optimal: Less than 100 mg/dL (less than 70 mg/dL for persons with a history of heart disease or those at very high risk for atherosclerotic disease)
  • Near Optimal: 100 - 129 mg/dL
  • Borderline High: 130 - 159 mg/dL
  • High: 160 - 189 mg/dL
  • Very High: 190 mg/dL and higher

Note: Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the...

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