4364.0.55.005 - Australian Health Survey: Biomedical Results for Chronic Diseases, 2011-12  
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NHMS BIOMARKERS



SUMMARY OF CHRONIC DISEASE BIOMARKERS

AgeTest typeFasting

Cardiovascular disease biomarkers

Total cholesterol12+BloodNo
HDL cholesterol12+BloodNo
LDL cholesterol12+BloodYes
Triglycerides12+BloodYes
Apolipoprotein B12+BloodNo

Diabetes biomarkers
Fasting plasma glucose12+BloodYes
HbA1c12+BloodNo

Kidney disease biomarkers

ACR (Albumin creatinine ratio)5+UrineNo
eGFR (estimated glomerular filtration rate)18+BloodNo

Liver function biomarkers

ALT (alanine aminotransferase)12+BloodNo
GGT (gamma glutamyl transferase)12+BloodNo

Anaemia

Haemoglobin12+BloodNo

Tobacco use

Cotinine12+BloodNo




SUMMARY OF NUTRIENT BIOMARKERS


AgeTest typeFasting

Folate

Serum folate12+BloodNo
Red cell folate (RCF)12+BloodNo

Vitamin B12

Serum B1212+BloodNo

Iron

Serum ferritin12+BloodNo
Soluble transferrin receptor (sTfR)12+BloodNo
Haemoglobin12+BloodNo
Inflammation marker (CRP)12+BloodNo

Vitamin D

Serum 25(OH)D12+BloodNo

Iodine

Iodine5+UrineNo

Sodium

Sodium concentration5+UrineNo

Potassium

Potassium concentration5+UrineNo