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What is the Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo-A1) test?
In the Apo-A1 test, the main protein component is responsible for the transportation and metabolism of lipids. Protein is a component of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), also known as good cholesterol. It helps to analyze the amount of Apolipoprotein A1 present in the blood.
When is the Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo-A1) test recommended?
It is recommended in:
Symptoms such as heartburn or indigestion, pain in the arm (more commonly the left arm, but maybe either arm), shortness of breath, headaches, upper back pain, general malaise (vague feeling of illness), pain, fullness, and/or squeezing sensation in the chest, jaw pain, toothache, nausea, vomiting, and/or general epigastric (upper middle abdomen) discomfort and sweating.
What does it measure?
The Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo-A1) test:
Required to assess the Apo-A1 level in the blood if low HDL-cholesterol is detected and thereby determine the risk of myocardial infarction. This test is recommended if the individual has high triglyceride and cholesterol levels or has a family history of cardiovascular diseases. The test is also used to evaluate the effectiveness of the lipid treatment.
Low levels of Apo-A1 are associated with low levels of HDL and impaired clearance of excess cholesterol from the body. Low levels of Apo-A1, along with a high concentration of Apo-B, are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. High levels of Apo-A1 are considered protective and can be independent of HDL levels.
Apolipoprotein A is the taxi driver. This activates the enzymes that load cholesterol from the tissues into HDL and allows HDL to be recognized and bound by receptors in the liver at the end of the transport.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 15 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo-A1) test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo-A1) test in Bangalore is Rs. 550.
How often should I get the Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo-A1) test?
The Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo-A1) test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo-A1) test?
Male: 10 - 180 mg/dL
Female: 110 to 205 mg/dL
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for an Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo-A1) test?
Fasting is required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for an Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo-A1) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book an Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo-A1) test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book an Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo-A1) test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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