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Patient Preparation:Overnight fasting required

CHOLESTEROL TOTAL in Rajahmundry
A cholesterol test is a blood test that measures the amount of each type of cholesterol and certain fats in your blood. Too much LDL cholesterol in your blood may put you at risk for heart disease and other serious conditions.
  • Why Take this Test

    To determine whether your cholestrol is high and to estimate your risk of heart attacks and other forms of heart disease and diseases of the blood vessels.

  • Is this Test For You

    Your doctor may advice this test if you have

    Numbness.

    Slurred speech.

    Extreme fatigue.

    Chest pain or angina.

    Shortness of breath.

    Numbness or coldness in extremities.

    High blood pressure.

  • More Information

    Cholesterol is a vital chemical present in the body and performs many functions such as coating the cells of the body-forming the cell membrane, producing certain components called bile acids which aid in digestion of fats.

    Additionally, it performs an imperative role in production of certain vital nutrients like vitamin D and sex hormones like estrogen, progesterone and testosterone (steroid hormones). Elevated levels of cholesterol indicate a risk for heart disease, atherosclerosis and stroke and hence estimating blood cholesterol levels is one of the most fundamental and critical test in routine screening and health check-up.

Sample: Serum (2 mL)

Methodology: CHOD-POD

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