LipoScience, Inc. is a vitro diagnostic company. The Company�s diagnostic test, the nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) LipoProfile test, directly measures the number of low density lipoprotein (LDL), particles in a blood sample and provides physicians and their patients with actionable information to personalize management of risk for heart disease. The Company�s Vantera system is the Company's automated clinical analyzer. As of January 25, 2013, over eight million NMR LipoProfile tests were ordered. The Vantera system is its automated clinical analyzer. In August 2012, the Company received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market the Vantera system commercially to laboratories.