Research Article| Volume 9, ISSUE 1, P61-72, March 1989

Measurement of Total Cholesterol, HDL-Cholesterol, and LDL-Cholesterol

  • Paul S. Bachorik
    Corresponding author: The Children′s Medical and Surgical Center, 604, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21205.
    Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Laboratory Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
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      Plasma concentrations of LDL and HDL are generally measured in terms of their cholesterol content. This requires the separation of the appropriate lipoprotein-containing fractions. The separation and measurement of each fraction are described.
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