457757305

Lipid Profile -Blood SST (Test Code 6005)

The lipid profile is a basic assessment of the amount of “good” and “bad” cholesterol and the level of triglycerides in your blood. This test is often requested as a general health assessment and should be investigated further with advanced lipid testing such as LDL subfractions if results are abnormal or if you have a family history of heart disease. Cholesterol is an important fat that your body needs to function properly. However, too much cholesterol can lead to serious health concerns such as heart disease, stroke, or atherosclerosis.

Analytes:

• Total Cholesterol
• Triglycerides
• High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)
• Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL)
• Risk Ratios

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The NutriPATH basic lipid profile is a sufficient assessment as a general health check-up. However, if you have a history or have high blood pressure, excess body weight, diabetes, or heart abnormalities, it is mandatory to investigate advanced lipid testing such as our ‘Cardiovascular Profile’ test code 4027.

Common Conditions:

• Family history of high cholesterol
• Diabetes
• Heart disease
• Overweight
• Smoke cigarettes
• Consume alcohol frequently
• Unhealthy lifestyle
• Inactive lifestyle

 

 

NOTICE TO PATIENTS

NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.

 

Analytes

Fasting
• Total Cholesterol
• Triglycerides
• High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)
• Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL)
• Risk Ratios