1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.
Room Temperature 7 days, Refrigerated 24 days, Frozen 90 days
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Aid in classifying hyperlipidemias. Values >30 mg/dL may indicate independent risk factor for CHD. High concentrations of plasma Lp(a) are strongly correlated with an increased risk for myocardial and cerebral infarction. Lp(a) concentrations are genetically determined and not affected by diet.