LOINC
Version 2.73

100426-6Squalene [Mass/volume] in Serum or PlasmaActive

Part Description

LP200440-8   Squalene
Squalene is a naturally occurring polyprenyl compound and an intermediate metabolite in the synthesis of cholesterol. Serum squalene originates from endogenous cholesterol synthesis and from dietary sources.[PMID:9988781] One study found that women with elevated ratios of serum squalene, campesterol and sitosterol to cholesterol and low respective lathosterol values have enhanced risk for coronary artery disease (CAD).[PMID:10758959] Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Squalene
Property
MCnc
Time
Pt
System
Ser/Plas
Scale
Qn
Method

Additional Names

Short Name
Squalene SerPl-mCnc
Display Name
Squalene [Mass/Vol]
Consumer Name Alpha
Squalene, Blood

Basic Attributes

Class
CHEM
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 2.73
Last Updated
Version 2.73
Order vs. Observation
Both

Formula (Readable)

< or = 1.0 mg/L

Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
75858-1 Sterols panel [Mass/volume] - Serum or Plasma

Member of these Groups

LG51387-5 Squalene|Pt|Ser/Plas|410.73 g/mole

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
角鲨烯:质量浓度:时间点:血清/血浆:定量型:
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Squalene:MCnc:Pt:Siero/Plasma:Qn:
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Escualeno:Concentración de masa:Punto temporal:Suero o Plasma:Qn:
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Skualen:KütlKons:Zmlı:Ser/Plaz:Kant:

Example Units

Unit Source
mg/L Example UCUM Units

LOINC FHIR® API Example - CodeSystem Request Get Info

https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=100426-6