LDL CHOLESTEROL

250 Rs

MRP

Discounted Price:

150 Rs

Pre-test preparation or requirements

• At least 12 hr overnight fasting is required before drawing sample in plain vial. Diet before should be routine normal diet not excessive in fats.

Normal range

  • 50- 120 mg/dl

Significance of test

Cholesterol travels through the blood with proteins called lipoproteins. Two types of lipoproteins carry cholesterol:

Low density lipoprotein (LDL) major part of total cholesterol. High levels of LDL cholesterol raise the risk for atherosclerosis and heart diseases.
High-density lipoprotein (HDL) carries cholesterol from periphery to the liver. High levels of HDL cholesterol can lower the risk for atherosclerosis and heart diseases.

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