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Calculating LDL

T cholesterol - ( HDL + [Triglycerides/5])
calculation is invalid if triglyceride value is over 500 mg/dL


Measuring LDL

measure apoproteins, apo A-1 & B-100
use antibodies to apo E & A to remove other lipoproteins & measure residual


Additional markers for cardiovascular disease

Lp(a), homocysteine, C-reactive protein, & Hs C reactive protein