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Calculates LDL based on total and HDL cholesterol and triglycerides.
LDL Cholesterol = Total Cholesterol - HDL - (TG / 5)
Latest LDL Guidelines (NCEP 2004 Update):
Calculations must be re-checked and should not be used alone to guide patient care nor should they substitute for clinical judgement. disclaimer