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... Beyond what I told you, I am not familiar with the test as your wrote it. ... (9 replies)
... Arizona did a great job of explaining it. It depends on how deep you really want to go, but basically, think of Apo A (mainly Apo A-I) as an alternative measure to HDL and Apo B-100 as an alternative to LDL. Really though, the Apo B-100 also is a primary protein component of VLDL, which are your triglyceride carriers. There are breakdown percentages of these Apolipoproteins... (9 replies)
... B is that they are carrier molecules for cholesterol. The Apo B is the carrier molecule for LDL, and the Apo A is the carrier molecule for the HDL. At least, that's my understanding of it. ... (9 replies)

... I am getting confused with the A and B lipids. ... (9 replies)
Apo A1 testing
Jun 11, 2008
... This post is mostly for Red, who asked this question a long time ago from me, about Apo A1 testing and VAP. I recently checked with my cardio, and she said it's not included in the VAP test, so it has to be tested separately. ... (0 replies)
... B test appears to be 1. ... (21 replies)
VAP test?
Sep 16, 2006
... fractions and classifies the overall picture into a Pattern A or Pattern B profile. I believe there is even separate measuring of the protein substructures, the apolipoproteins. ... (11 replies)
... I don't know why a doctor would order these tests. Mine ordered the Apo B a while ago. The lab messed it up and did a direct measuremant of LDL instead, which I didn't want and certainly had no need for. ... (4 replies)
... Hi everyone! You have quite an interesting community here, lots of good info! first things first: I apologize for the wall of text. Now some background. Iím a male, 35 years old and three months ago I was diagnosed with high blood pressure, then 3 weeks later with high cholesterol, at the time of the first appointment with the internist I was obese with 107 kilos (236... (3 replies)
... Hello, I just had a blood test and these are my cholesterol results: Are they a problem? Cholesterol mmol/L = 4.61 Triglycerides mmol/L = 1.30 HDL Cholesterol mmol/L = 1.01 LDL Cholesterol (calculated) mmol/L = 3.01 Total Cholesterol/HDL Cholesterol Ratio 4.6 Apo B g/L = 0.82 H (1 replies)
... I had my cholestrol reading down as well as lipid profile.. by Berkeley heart lab.. the results were total cholesterol as by blood test.. 266 ldl 181 hdl 62 triglycerides 111 vldl 22.2 ratio 4.3 (1 replies)
... Definitively, I would look for a test called VAP on the internet. ... (4 replies)
... Using a standard test that same patient may come back with an LDL of 135 or higher, with no report on particle sizes. So doctor automatically prescribes a statin. ... (5 replies)
My recent tests
Jul 25, 2008
... Hello all, I just got some updated blood work in, and thought I'd post the results. The numbers have improved some, but there are still problems. My previous VAP results from several months ago were approx (I can't remember exactly): LDL 131 particle size A/B HDL 27 Triglycerides 146 (2 replies)
... I just got the results for a new blood test that the doctor ordered for me, which included some advanced cardiovascular risk markers. The analysis was conducted by Berkeley HeartLab, Inc. ... (21 replies)
Lp(a)/LDL
Apr 27, 2005
... And then of course there the REALLY confusing pair of numbers from my penultimate test: LDL (Calculated): 85 mg/dL apolipoprotein A-1: 118 mg/dL So I guess we can assume apo-A1 exists in forms UNassociated with either LDL or Lp(a). I imagine it exists as part of in VLDL or HDL? or FREE?? I'm going to GP tomorrow: do you think that measuring my apo B will add anything to... (3 replies)
... D! So therefore your test probably was measuring only a fraction of what mine were. ... (10 replies)
High Lp(a)
Nov 20, 2004
... "I too have an elevated Lp(a) of 150, cholesterol 170, LDL 90, HDL 58." Are you sure your Lp(a) is 150? I don't see how that is possible. "Lipoprotein(a) is a modified form of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in which the glycoprotein apolipoprotein (a) is covalently linked to the apolipoprotein B (Apo B) moiety of LDL. Multiple Lp(a) isoforms exist due to... (5 replies)
New Numbers
Oct 28, 2004
... What does the test result mean? ... (8 replies)
... ve always had somewhat high cholesterol, but recently my results have given my doctor some pause as they have continued trending upward. He decided to do a VAP test a few weeks ago, but has been unable to provide me with a proper interpretation. I thought that maybe posting it here would help me in analyzing the results. ... (1 replies)


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