LDL Cholesterol (plasma)
Name LDL_plasma_gprd
Chapter Endocrine, nutritional, metabolic/Lipids
Definition
recorded level of LDL cholesterol in fasting or random plasma cholesterol test
Data Type Continuous
Data sources GPRD
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
Apply out-of-range filter first.

IF Read code on LDL cholesterol (plasma) code list

AND enttype = `Serum Cholesterol` (163) OR enttype = `Other laboratory tests` (288) OR

enttype = `Low density lipoprotein` (177)

AND Operator (data1) = `=` (3)

AND Unit
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsJulie George, Emily Herrett, Liam Smeeth, Harry Hemingway
Creation date13 Apr 2011
Category (code) Clinical code Clinical term Datasource lookup
(1) 44d4.00 Plasma random LDL cholesterol level 33304
(1) 44dB.00 Plasma LDL cholesterol level 19764
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