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Abbott Cholestech LDX Analyzer System

Abbott Cholestech LDX Analyzer System

Abbott Cholestech LDX Analyzer System

Cholestech LDX™ Analyzer System

Help your medical patients to lead longer, healthier, and more active lives. The Cholestech LDX Analyzer System offers efficient and economic diagnostic testing at the point of medical care for cholesterol and related lipids, liver function, and blood glucose and glycemic control.

Cholestech is committed to helping office-based health care providers efficiently identify at-risk medical patients and treat them more effectively.

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What Is the Cholestech LDX™ Analyzer?

The Cholestech LDX™ Analyzer is a trusted and reliable system for point-of-care lipid testing. It is designed to provide accurate, actionable, and readily accessible results that meet the highest standards of quality. The Cholestech LDX™ Analyzer is a valuable tool for the early detection and management of heart disease and diabetes. It provides health care professionals with the information they need to make informed decisions about treatment and help patients live healthier lives.

  • The system is CLIA-waived, which means that it can be used in a variety of settings. It is also efficient and economical, making it a cost-effective option for health care professionals

What Does the Cholestech LDX™ Analyzer Test For?

The Cholestech LDX™ System offers a wide range of tests, including total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose. This allows health care professionals to get a comprehensive view of a patient's lipid profile and make informed decisions about treatment.

Benefits of the Cholestech LDX™ Analyzer

  • The System Provides Rapid, Accurate Results in Just 5 Minutes

    This allows health care professionals to identify cardiovascular and diabetes health risks immediately and make informed decisions about treatment.

  • The Cholestech LDX™ System Is the Gold Standard for Point-of-Care Lipid Testing

    It is used by health care professionals in thousands of physician offices, hospitals, and wellness programs nationwide.

  • Testing with the Cholestech LDX™ System Is as Easy as 1, 2, 3

    • Perform a fingerstick and collect the sample with a capillary tube
    • Dispense the sample into the test cassette
    • Insert the cassette and press the RUN button
  • CDC Lipid Standardization Program (LSP) and Cholesterol Reference Method Laboratory Method Network (CRMLN) Certified

    The Cholestech LDX™ System is certified by the CDC's Lipid Standardization Program (LSP) and Cholesterol Reference Method Laboratory Method Network (CRMLN) programs, which are the lipid testing accuracy standards. This means that the results from the system are as accurate as those from a laboratory test.

  • Cholestech LDX Analyzer Is Easy to Use

    It requires a small sample of blood and can be used with fingerstick sampling. The system also has automated checks and calibrations to help ensure accurate results and eliminate user error. The Cholestech LDX™ System is a fast, accurate, and easy-to-use system that provides health care professionals and patients with the information they need to manage their cholesterol and glucose levels.

Key Features

  • Compact Design: With its small footprint measuring just 21cm x 12cm, the Cholestech LDX offers effortless tabletop placement and convenient storage, optimizing space utilization
  • Portability Redefined: Engineered with a lightweight design, this system is tailor-made for seamless transport to health screenings and various point-of-care applications, ensuring flexibility and accessibility wherever it's needed
  • User-Friendly Interface: Say goodbye to extensive training sessions. The Cholestech LDX boasts an intuitive design that requires minimal training, accompanied by an easy-to-use printer capable of generating multiple copies of test results. This feature streamlines chart management and facilitates patient handouts with unparalleled ease
  • Low Maintenance Assurance: Enjoy hassle-free operation with factory calibration and straightforward, cost-effective software upgrades, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity
  • Swift Results: With a swift 3-step procedure, the Cholestech LDX delivers rapid results, saving valuable time for both health care professionals and patients while enhancing overall efficiency
  • Minimal Sample Requirement: Utilizing only 40µL of blood from a simple fingerstick, this system minimizes discomfort for patients while maintaining accuracy and precision
  • Real-time Feedback: Experience the power of immediate test results, enabling prompt adjustments to therapy plans and fostering improved patient compliance through actionable insights
  • CLIA Waiver: As the sole CLIA-waived system of its kind, the Cholestech LDX adheres to all relevant National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) guidelines, ensuring unparalleled precision and accuracy in clinical practice
  • CRMLN Certification: Rest assured knowing that the Cholestech LDX is CRMLN certified, validating its adherence to the Gold Standard for accuracy and reproducibility established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This certification underscores its alignment with National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) analytical goals, setting a benchmark for excellence in cholesterol measurement

Common Patient Question: What is Cholesterol?

When patients inquire about cholesterol, it's an opportunity to impart knowledge and empower them towards informed decision-making. Emphasize the importance of maintaining optimal cholesterol levels through lifestyle modifications, including dietary adjustments, regular exercise, and, when necessary, pharmacological interventions.

Cholesterol stands as a cornerstone of cardiovascular health, wielding significant influence over a patients' well-being. As medical professionals entrusted with guiding patients towards optimal health, it's imperative to grasp the intricacies of cholesterol and its pivotal role in the human body.

At its core, cholesterol is a lipid molecule vital for various physiological functions, ranging from cell membrane integrity to hormone synthesis. Synthesized predominantly in the liver, cholesterol also finds its way into our systems through dietary sources, notably animal products.

Why Cholesterol Matters

Beyond its structural role, cholesterol plays a nuanced part in cardiovascular health. While indispensable in moderate amounts, elevated levels of certain cholesterol fractions, particularly low-density lipoproteins (LDL), pose significant risks. LDL cholesterol, often dubbed the "bad cholesterol," can infiltrate arterial walls, setting the stage for atherosclerosis–a precursor to heart disease and stroke.

Conversely, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol emerges as a protective entity, scavenging excess cholesterol from circulation and ferrying it back to the liver for disposal. The balance between LDL and HDL cholesterol serves as a crucial determinant of cardiovascular risk.