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Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the blood

 
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Last reviewed: 11.04.2020
 
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Cholesterol of low-density lipoproteins (LDL-cholesterol) is the main transport form of cholesterol.

Reference values (norm) of concentration of LDL-XC in blood serum

Age, years
Concentration of LDL-C in serum
mg / dL
mmol / l

Men

Women

Men

Women

0-19

60-140

60-150

1.55-3.63

1.55-3.89

20-29

60-175

60-160

1.55-4.53

1.55-4.14

29-39

80-190

70-170

2.07-4.92

1.81-4.4

40-49

90-205

80-190

2.33-5.31

2.07-4.92

50-59

90-205

90-220

2.33-5.31

2.33-5.7

60-69

90-215

100-235

2.33-5.57

2.59-6.09

> 70

90-190

90-215

2.33-4.92

2.46-5.57

Recommended concentrations of LDL-C in serum for adults are 65-175 mg / dl or 1.68-4.53 mmol / l.

The investigation of LDL-cholesterol is performed with the aim of phenotyping GLP, or dyslipoproteinemia (a modern term that replaces the old one - hyperlipoproteinemia).

trusted-source[1], [2], [3], [4], [5], [6], [7], [8], [9], [10], [11], [12], [13]

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