Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Laboratory investigation of lipids and lipoproteins

10' education - Aug. 21, 2018 - Prof. David Marais – University of Cape Town, South Africa

Whilst lipidology relies mostly on routine laboratory investigations, special investigations are often required to describe specific lipids, lipoproteins and genetic problems. Prof. Marais gives an overview of those investigations.

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  • Overview of lipidologic investigations 00:08
  • Fasting vs non-fasting samples 05:03
  • Non-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis 06:50
  • Conclusions 07:40


Professor David Marais is Professor, Head of Lipidology at Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, South Africa.


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