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What is a Cholesterol test?
The Cholesterol test is often used as part of cardiac risk monitoring. Too much Cholesterol in the blood can damage arteries and blood vessels and increase the risk of stroke, heart attack, and heart disease. The total Cholesterol test is also a part of the test in a lipid panel or lipid profile that measures the amount of Cholesterol in your blood.
When is the Cholesterol test recommended?
It is recommended:
To monitor the values in the cases of patients prone to the risk of heart disease.
To monitor patients for any previous history of high lipid levels.
In patients who are undergoing treatment for abnormal lipid levels.
As part of the lipid profile test.
What does it measure?
The Cholesterol test is used to measure:
The total Cholesterol test measures the combination of all Cholesterol molecules found in the blood.
This test alone does not measure the breakdown of different types of Cholesterol. However, it is often combined with other tests that include measurements of HDL, LDL, and triglycerides.
Total Cholesterol may be measured as part of Cholesterol monitoring, which looks for signs of risk to cardiovascular health in people who have not shown any symptoms.
Cholesterol is important at all times because it is required by the body to function properly. It plays a role in the formation of cell membranes of organs and tissues within the body.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports after 6 hours, after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Cholesterol test in Bangalore?
The cost of a Cholesterol test in Bangalore is Rs. 130.
How often should I get tested for Cholesterol test?
The Cholesterol test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values of the Cholesterol test?
Desirable: < 200 mg/dl.
Borderline high: 200–239 mg/dl.
High: > 240 mg/dl.
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
The test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Cholesterol test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Cholesterol test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Cholesterol 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 booked by you.
Why should I book the Cholesterol 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 eMedics 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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