Low density lipoprotein (LDL) is involved in cholesterol transport to peripheral cells. LDL-cholesterol contributes to atherosclerotic plaque formation and is strongly associated with coronary heart disease.
|Desirable||≤ 130 mg/dL||≤ 3.4 mmol/L|
|Borderline high risk||130 – 160 mg/dL||3.4 – 4.1 mmol/L|
|High risk||> 160 mg/dL||> 4.1 mmol/L|
For information on clinical relevance, please refer to the package insert.