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Cardio IQ® Omega-3 and -6 Fatty Acids
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**IMPORTANT: CPT Code is informational only; obtain the Test Code for ordering.
Omega-3 (EPA+DHA) Index; Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio; Arachidonic Acid/EPA Ratio; Arachidonic Acid; EPA; DHA
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
|Omega-3 (EPA+DHA) Index||1.4-4.9 %|
|EPA/Arachidonic Acid Ratio||≤0.2|
1. Baseline and monitoring of individuals with known CVD (acute and chronic) to determine Rx and compliance.
2. Identify patients with known CVD risk with low omega-3 levels who may be candidates for supplementation/therapy.
3. Monitor patients on omega-3 supplementation/therapy to determine efficacy of treatment.
4. Potential role in risk reduction for non-CVD outcomes-aged related macular degeneration, RA, cancer, etc. (early data).
CardioIQ®,Omega-3 and -6 Fatty Acids, Cardio IQ®
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