Total cholesterol (plasma)
Name total_chol_plasma_gprd
Chapter Endocrine, nutritional, metabolic/Lipids
Definition
Recorded level of total cholesterol in either 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 total cholesterol (plasma) code list

AND enttype = `Other laboratory tests` (288)

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

AND Units (data3) = `mmol/L` (96) OR `mg/dL` (82) OR `Data not entered` (0)

THEN

total_cho
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsJulie George, Emily Herrett
Creation date13 Apr 2011
Category (code) Clinical code Clinical term Datasource lookup
(1) 44OE.00 Plasma total cholesterol level 18040
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