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Ldl-cholesterol (liquid) assay

Product Method Size Catalog Price Quantity
Ldl-cholesterol (liquid) assay Clearance R1 6 x 78 ml, R2 3 x 52ml CH2657 $2193.72
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  • Format
    Liquid ready to use
  • Assay Range
    0.440 - 25.3mmol/l
  • Working Stability 15-25 °C
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  • Working Stability 2-8 °C
    Stable to expiry
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Intended Use

Enzymatic Clearance assay for the in vitro quantitative determination of LDL-cholesterol in human serum and plasma. This product is suitable for use on the Cobas Mira, Mira-S, Mira Plus, Hitachi 704, 717, 737, 747, 902, 904, 911, 912, 917, Modular P, Synchron CX® 4/5/7/9, LX® 20 and UniCel DxC 600/800 analyzers.


Clinical Significance

Low Density Lipoproteins (LDL) are synthesized in the liver by the action of various Lipolytic enzymes on triglyceride rich Very Low Density Lipoproteins (VLDLs).

LDL cholesterol is often referred to as ‘bad cholesterol’ since LDL transports cholesterol to the tissues and is linked to the development of artherosclerotic lesions. For this reason LDL cholesterol is considered to be the most important clinical predictor, of all single parameters, with respect to coronary atherosclerosis.

Risk factors for heart disease include age, family history, smoking, low HDL levels, diabetes and high blood pressure. If an individual has no other risk factors an LDL concentration of 160 – 189 mg/dl or 4.15 – 4.90 mmol/L is considered high.

Accurate measurement of LDL-Cholesterol is of vital importance in therapies which focus on lipid reduction to prevent atherosclerosis or reduce its progress and to avoid plaque rupture. In this diagnostic test kit an elimination method for the measurement of LDL-Cholesterol, without sample pre-treatment, is presented which correlates well with precipitation methods.


Available Applications

  • Abbott Architect + Aeroset + spectrum
  • Alcyon 300 + Falcor
  • ATAC 6000, 8000
  • BS-200, BS-300, BS-400
  • BT2000/BT3000/ILAB300/TARGA
  • ILAB 1800, 900, 600
  • Clinline, Lisa Series + Mascott Plus
  • Cobas 6000
  • Cobas Mira, Mira S + Mira Plus, Fara, Bio
  • Hitachi 704, 717, 737, 747, 902, 904, 911, 912, 917
  • Synchron CX 4, CX 5, CX 7, CX 9, LX20
  • Express 550
  • ILAB 300plus
  • Integra 400
  • Konelab 20i, 30i + 60i
  • RA1000, XT, Opera
  • Saba Autolab
  • Vitalab Flexor, Selectra E + Selectra II
  • Olympus AU2700, 400, 5000, 5200, 560, 600, 800,