Lipoprotein (a) [Lp(a)] is considered an atherogenic risk factor, independent of other lipid parameters and exogenous factors such as diet. Increased Lp(a) levels have a high predictive value for coronary heart disease, especially in combination with elevated LDL-cholesterol.
|< 30 mg/dL|
|< 75 nmol/L for Caucasians|
For information on clinical relevance, please refer to the package insert.