APOE genotypes and dyslipidemias in a sample of the Portuguese population.

  title={APOE genotypes and dyslipidemias in a sample of the Portuguese population.},
  author={Maria Odete Rodrigues and Aidil Fonseca and Carlos Matias Dias and Isabel Albergaria and Gisela Martins and Maria Liseta Alpendre and Maria do Carmo Fernandes Martins},
  journal={Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine},
  volume={43 9},
The objective of this work was to study the distribution of apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotypes in a sample of the Portuguese population, and its association with the dyslipidemias observed. Study participants were healthy users of local Public Health Laboratories in six regions of mainland Portugal (Porto, Vila Real, Viseu, Lisboa, Portalegre and Faro). A total of 779 men and 1153 women aged 15-74 years agreed to participate. Fasting lipid levels and APOE genotypes were determined centrally at… CONTINUE READING


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