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ATP III Classification of LDL, Total, and HDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)
Also Triglycerides.

LDL Cholesterol - Primary Target of Therapy

<100 Optimal
100-129 Near optimal/above optimal
130-159 Borderline high
160-189 High
geq190 Very high

Total Cholesterol

<200 Desirable
200-239 Borderline high
geq240 High

HDL Cholesterol

<40 Low
geq60 High

Triglycerides

<150 Normal
150-199 Borderline high
200-499 High
geq500 Very high

References:

1) Grundy SM, Cleeman JI, Bairey Merz CN, et al, for the Coordinating Committee of the National Cholesterol Education Program. Implications of recent clinical trials for the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines. Circulation. 2004;110:227-239.

2) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults. Executive summary of the third report of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III). JAMA. 2001;285:2486-2497.

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