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Table 1 Reference ranges for blood lipid parameters

From: Is the coronary artery calcium score the first-line tool for investigating patients with severe hypercholesterolemia?

Variable Reference range
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) < 5.2
Triglycerides (mmol/L) ≤1.8
High-density lipoprotein cholesterol (mmol/L) > 0.91for men, > 1.2 for women
Low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (mmol/L) 2,6–3,5
ApoA1 (g/L) 1.1–2.05 for men, 1.25–2.15 for women
ApoB (g/L) 0.55–1.40 for men, 0.55–1.25 for women
ApoA2 (g/L) 0.26–0.51
ApoE (mg/L) 23–63
ApoB/ApoA1 0.35–1.0 for men, 0.30–0.9 for women
Lipoprotein(a) (g/L) < 0.3
  1. ApoA1 – apolipoprotein A1, ApoB – apolipoprotein B, ApoA2 – apolipoprotein, ApoE – apolipoprotein E