LIPID PROFILE



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LIPID PROFILE – 350/-

*Pre- test information: Fasting (12 hrs overnight)

*Sample type - Serum

*OVEREVIEW
The Lipid profile test is a combination of test conducted together to check for any risks of
coronary heart disease (CHD) or as a preventive measure to check any risks depending on factors
like (eating habits, diet, stress, exercise and life- style related).
Lipid profile includes the following tests.
*Total Cholesterol
*Triglycerides (TGL)
*High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)
*Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL)
*VLDL
*Cholesterol/HDL Ratio

*USAGE
It helps to assess someones cardiovascular health by analyzing cholesterol in their blood and to
help diagnose other health conditions.
As a routine test to determine if your cholesterol level is normal or falls into a borderline,
intermediate or high risk category.
To monitor your Cholesterol level if you have abnormal results on a previous test or if you have
other risk factors for Heart disease.
To monitor your bodys response to treatment such as Cholesterol medications or lifestyle
changes.
To help diagnose other medical conditions such as Liver disease.

*INDICATION
*Obesity
*High blood pressure
*History of heart disease or high Cholesterol in the Family
*Smoking
*Diabetes
*Underactive thyroid gland

Report frequency
Daily

Report delivery
Daily

schedule
Daily

Stability room
6 hrs

Stability refrigerated
1 week

Stability Frozen
4 weeks

*METHOD; Spectrophotometry

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