The Brazilian Society of Clinical Analyses, the Brazilian Society of Diabetes, the Brazilian Society of Cardiology – Department of Atherosclerosis, the Brazilian Society of Endocrinology and Metabology and the Brazilian Society of Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine participated in the elaboration of the Brazilian Consensus for Normatization of Laboratory Determination of Lipid Profile.
The document covers the following contents:
· Fasting flexibilization to assess Lipid Profile – Reviewing the need for fasting to determine lipid profile: Total Cholesterol (TC), LDL-C, HDL-C, non-HDL-C and Triglycerides (TG);
· Recommendations for patient service in the clinical laboratory
· Recommendations for Laboratory Report Model
· Recommendations for LDL-C Formulas and Dosage
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