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Shiel Medical Laboratory's Oxidized LDL Triple Marker Test Uncovers Symptoms of Latent Heart Disease Better than Standard Lipid Test
Date:2/12/2013

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The primary clinical laboratory test used by physicians to identify patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) fails to measure oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the plaque-specific protein directly involved in the disease process. A key study demonstrated that nearly half the patients with documented coronary events had LDL cholesterol readings within healthy range, exposing a major weakness in the standard lipid panel and the need for measuring oxidized LDL levels.

Shiel Medical Laboratory's Oxidized LDL Triple Marker Test is the only blood test that measures oxidized LDL, which reflects atherosclerotic disease activity in the arterial wall. As an identifier of clinical and subclinical CAD, the test is superior to any other laboratory test available to assess patient risk of cardiovascular disease, which kills 400,000 Americans annually and costs $110 billion in medical services and lost productivity.

"Research studies show measuring LDL cholesterol alone is insufficient to determine whether a patient is at risk for heart attack or stroke," said Shiel Medical Laboratory Technical Services Director, Harold M. Bates , Ph.D., who was involved in the commercial development of the oxidized LDL test. "Oxidized LDL as a biomarker test could easily become the successor to the regular LDL test because of its greater clinical efficacy."

Shiel's Oxidized LDL Triple Marker Test overcomes the weaknesses of conventional lipid tests by measuring oxidized LDL, a plaque-specific protein. Oxidized LDL is the atherogenic form of LDL cholesterol linked to the deposition of plaque in the artery walls. The CAD disease process depends on the oxidation of LDL, making oxidized LDL the primary culprit molecule in cardiovascular disease.

In addition to oxidized LDL, the Oxidized LDL Triple Marker Test measures two additional biomarkers linked to CAD: HD
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