Cardio IQ® Lipoprotein Subfractionation, Ion Mobility
Fasting Required: Yes, 10-12 hours preferred but not required

Specimen: Blood

Lab: Quest Diagnostics

Results: 7-10 business days
Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Test Description: There is a correlation between increased risk of premature heart disease with decreasing size of LDL particles. Ion mobility offers the only direct measurement of lipoprotein particle size and concentration for each lipoprotein from HDL3 to large VLDL.

HDL Particle Number
LDL Particle Number
Non-HDL Particle Number
HDL, Small
HDL Large
LDL, Very Small-d
LDL, Very Small-c
LDL, Very Small-b
LDL, Very Small-a
LDL Small
LDL Medium
LDL, Large-b
LDL, Large-a
IDL, Small
IDL, Large
VLDL, Small
VLDL, Medium
VLDL, Large
LDL Pattern
LDL Peak Size