High correlation but lack of agreement between direct high-performance gel chromatography analysis and conventional indirect methods for determining lipoprotein cholesterol.


Low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) is currently estimated clinically by using the Friedewald formula, when plasma triglycerides are < 4000 mg/L, or as the difference between infranatant and high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C) values after ultracentrifugation of plasma at native density, when plasma triglycerides are > or = 4000 mg/L (beta… (More)