Determination of fetal Rhesus D factor from maternal blood
The Rhesus D factor is a characteristic of blood groups and determining the RhD factor is very important for the expectant mother. This because if the mother is Rh-negative and the unborn child is Rh-positive, the newborn could be exposed to life-threatening complications.
sdLDL is a meaningful and independent risk factor for the development and progression of atherosclerosis
The extent of coronary heart disease correlates significantly with the sdLDL value. Compared to LDL, sdLDL is a better predictor of cardiovascular events. sdLDL can be significantly elevated despite normal LDL.