Apolipoprotein A-I

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Key Benefits

Wide measuring range

With a measuring range of 5.27 – 251 mg/dl, it will comfortably detect levels outside of the healthy range of 120-176mg/dl

Excellent stability

Stable to expiry when stored at 2-8°C

Liquid ready-to-use reagents

The Randox Apolipoprotein A-I reagent comes in a liquid format which is more convenient, and can also help reduce the risk of errors occurring

Other features

  • Immunoturbidimetric
  • Liquid ready-to-use reagents
  • Stable to expiry when stored at 2-8°C
  • Measuring range 5.27 – 251 mg/dl
Cat NoSizeAnalyserEasy Read
Easy Fit
 
(C) Indicates calibrator included in kit
LP2116R1 4 x 40ml (C)
R2 4 x 17ml
General Use--
LP2989R1 4 x 60ml (C)
R2 4 x 36ml
Hitachi 917/Mod P
Abbott Architect
Konelab 20i/30i/60i
Beckman Coulter AU Series






LP3838R1 4 x 30ml
R2 4 x 12ml
RX Daytona/Imola
Hitachi 717/911/912/704/902


LP8007R1 2 x 10ml
R2 2 x 4.9ml
RX Suzuka
Abbott Architect
Hitachi 917/Mod P
Konelab 20i/30i/60i
Beckman Coulter AU Series








Instrument Specific Applications (ISA’s) are available for a wide range of biochemistry analysers.  Contact us to enquire about your specific analyser.

What is Apolipoprotein A-I assay used for?

The Apolipoproteins are the main form of protein found in High Density Lipoproteins (HDL). The main role of APO A-I is in the activation of Lecithin Cholesterol Acyl Transferase (LCAT) and removal of free cholesterol from extra hepatic tissues. APO A-I may therefore be described as non atherogenic, showing an inverse relationship to cardiovascular risk.

APO A-I may be measured in patients with a personal or family history of high concentrations of lipids and/or premature CHD. It may be requested to find out the cause of high lipid levels and/or a suspected disorder that is causing a deficiency in APO A-I. APO A-I can be used with APO B-100 to check your ratio of “good” to “bad” cholesterol

  • Goswami, B., et al. Apo-B/apo AI ratio: a better discriminator of coronary artery disease risk than other conventional lipid ratios in Indian patients with acute myocardial infarction. Acta. Cardiol. 2008, 63(6): 749-755.
  • Ganguli, D., et al. Association between inflammatory markers and cardiovascular risk factors in women from Kolkata, W.B, India.Arq. Bras. Cardiol. 2011, 96(1): Epub.
  • Li, S.C., et al. Almond consumption improved glycemic control and lipid profiles in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.Metabolism. 2011, 60(4): 474-479.
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