LDL particle size

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Q: LDL particle size seems to be becoming relevant in determining a predisposition for atherogenesis.
What test could I ask the lab to do to determine this, and is it possible to ask them to report on the visual appearance of the plasma.
Dr Sanjay Gupta of CNN fame interviewed Bill Clinton on a very thought-provoking programme called: 'The last heart attack" and this is why I am asking the question.
Many thanks from East London, South Africa

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