Fasting is not routinely required for determination of a lipid profile: clinical and laboratory implications including flagging at desirable concentration cut-points-a joint consensus statement from the European Atherosclerosis Society and European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
OPEN European heart journal | 29 Apr 2016
BG Nordestgaard, A Langsted, S Mora, G Kolovou, H Baum, E Bruckert, GF Watts, G Sypniewska, O Wiklund, J Borén, MJ Chapman, C Cobbaert, OS Descamps, A von Eckardstein, PR Kamstrup, K Pulkki, F Kronenberg, AT Remaley, N Rifai, E Ros and M Langlois
To critically evaluate the clinical implications of the use of non-fasting rather than fasting lipid profiles and to provide guidance for the laboratory reporting of abnormal non-fasting or fasting lipid profiles.
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