sLDL Cholesterol

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Key Benefits

Exceptional correlation with standard methods

A correlation coefficient of r=0.99 was found when measured against the Ultracentrifugation method

Wide measuring range

With a measuring range of 0.189-22.2 mmol/l, it will comfortably detect levels outside of the healthy limit of 4.90 mmol/l

Excellent stability

Stable to expiry when stored at 2-8°C

Other Features

  • Liquid ready-to-use reagents
  • Correlation coefficient of r=0.99 with Ultracentrifugation method
  • Stable to expiry when stored at 2-8°C
  • Measuring range 0.189-22.2 mmol/l
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562616R1 1 x 19.8ml
R2 1 x 8.6ml
RX Daytona/Imola

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What is sLDL Cholesterol assay used for?

Small Dense LDL (sLDL) is a subtype of LDL cholesterol which is responsible for carrying triglycerides and cholesterol to the tissues. The size of LDLs vary through dietary lipid intake and genetic determination. Smaller particles such as sLDL are significantly more atherogenic due to their size as they are more susceptible to oxidation and permeate the inner arterial wall more readily.

sLDL measurement is extremely valuable as it is a vital risk marker for myocardial infarction and an elevated level of sLDL has a three-fold increased risk of myocardial infarction. The most significant factor that contributes to elevated sLDL include is a diet high in saturated fat and a sedentary lifestyle.

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