LDL (serum & plasma)
|Name ||LDL |
Endocrine, nutritional, metabolic/Lipids
|Definition || |
This variable provides all measurements of HDL cholesterol in either serum or plasma.
|Data Type ||Continuous
|Data sources ||GPRD |
|Dictionaries ||Read |
|Repeated ||Yes |
|Units ||mmol/L |
|Range (min/max) || 0.01-50 |
|Valid event date range ||01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010 |
|Agreed ||14.03.2011 (Revision 1) |
|Implementation || |
Data are extracted from the CPRD 'test' table using entity codes 177 (Low density lipoprotein) and 288 (Other laboratory tests).
The 'type' column indicates the type of test: plasma, serum
The 'units' column indicates the units of the *original* measurement: 0 (unknown), 1 (mmol/L) and 2 (mg/dL)
Where the units were marked as 'mg/dL', the value has been converted to 'mmol/L' in the data table.
| Category (code)
|| Read code
|| Read term
|| CPRD Medcode