A comparison of methods for the estimation of plasma low- and very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. The Lipid Research Clinics Prevalence Study.

@article{DeLong1986ACO,
  title={A comparison of methods for the estimation of plasma low- and very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. The Lipid Research Clinics Prevalence Study.},
  author={David M. DeLong and Elizabeth R. DeLong and Peter D. S. Wood and Kenneth Lippel and Basil M. Rifkind},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1986},
  volume={256 17},
  pages={2372-7}
}
Using data from over 10 000 men, women, and children who participated in the Lipid Research Clinics prevalence studies, we have examined the formula adopted by Friedewald et al for estimating plasma or serum concentrations of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) when (for economy, or in the absence of an ultracentrifuge) only fasting total cholesterol (TC), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and triglyceride (TG) concentrations are measured in milligrams per liter, ie, LDL-C… CONTINUE READING
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