LDL Cholesterol

Included in meta analysis


Pagani F and Panteghini M, 1993, Clin Biochem, 26, 415-20 , Significance of various parameters derived from biological variability for lipid and lipoprotein analyses


Total Score


Parameter Score
1. Scale A
2. Study Population A
3. Samples A
4. Measurand A
5. Pre-Analytical A
6. Replicate Analysis A
7. Steady State A
8. Outlier Analysis A
9. Normality B
10. Variance Homogeneity A
12. CI A
13. No of Results A
14. Concentrations A
15. Total Score B9,11

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Serum
Measurand LDL Cholesterol
Unit mmol / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Calculated
Number of Subjects 10
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 10
Ethinicity Caucasian
Age Mean / Median
Age Min 24.0
Age Max 45.0
Age SD
Number of Males 4
Number of Females 6
State of Well Being
Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 5
Study Duration Units Week
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 1
Interval Units Week
Sampling Times Start Time:
End Time:
Number of Samples 5
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 5.0
Average Number of Replicates 2.0
Estimates of CVi 5.6
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 4.56, Upper: 7.21
Estimates of CVg 21.3
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 14.77, Upper: 37.56
Analytical CV 1.5
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 1.26, Upper: 1.86
Measurand Mean 3.29
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD