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Sources Used in Current Review
MayoClinic.com. VLDL cholesterol: Is it harmful? Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/vldl-cholesterol/AN01335 through http://www.mayoclinic.com. Accessed September 2013.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. VLDL test. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003494.htm. Accessed September 2013.
Sources Used in Previous Reviews
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: VLDL Test. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003494.htm. Accessed May 2010.
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. National Cholesterol Education Program Guidelines, Cholesterol, ATP III. Pp 31-34. PDF available for download at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/cholesterol/atp3full.pdf through http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov. Accessed May 2010.
OhioHealthOnline. VLDL cholesterol: What is it? Available online at http://www.ohiohealth.com/bodymayo.cfm?xyzpdqabc=0&id=6&action=detail&ref=2755 through http://www.ohiohealth.com. Accessed May 2010.