Plasma lipoprotein analysis: relative precision of total cholesterol and lipoprotein-cholesterol measurements in 12 lipid-research-clinics laboratories.

The 12 laboratories of the North American Lipid Research Clinics performed lipid and lipoprotein analyses on aliquots of 53 freshly prepared plasma samples during four years. The samples, from normal, mildly hyperlipidemic, and treated hyperlipidemic subjects, were analyzed for total cholesterol, triglycerides, and cholesterol in verylow-density… CONTINUE READING