Apolipoprotein B

Apolipoprotein B (Apo B) is a major component of the pro-atherogenic lipoprotein LDL. Elevated levels are strongly associated with coronary heart disease.

Reference Ranges

Woman75 – 150 mg/dL1.37 – 2.73 µmol/L
Men80 – 155 mg/dL1.46 – 2.82 µmol/L
Each laboratory should check if the reference ranges are transferable to its own patient population and determine own reference ranges if necessary. For diagnostic purposes, the results should always be assessed with the patient’s medical history, clinical examinations and other findings.

Increased in

  1. Atherosclerosis

Decreased in

  1. A-beta-lipoproteinaemia

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