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LDL Cholesterol to HDL Cholesterol Ratio

Purpose:

To estimate VLDL and LDL cholesterol using the Friedewald formulae.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Cardiology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

laboratory tests

ICD-10:

E78.0

Description:

  The ratio of LDL cholesterol to HDL cholesterol can be used to assess a patient's risk for coronary vascular disease.

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