Test details

Lipids are usually a group of fats that are present as an essential component of the cells and they act as a source of energy. The Lipid Profile Test is done to monitor the risk of cardiac diseases by measuring the levels of lipids present in the blood.

Test required for

Lipids are fat-like substances which are important constituents of cells and source of energy. A lipid profile is used to measure the levels of specific lipids such as LDL cholestrol, HDL cholestrol, triglycerides in the blood. The components of lipid profile help in the identification, classification and monitoring of patients with hyperlipidemia.

Test ordered for

The lipid profile is ordered to determine risk of cardiac diseases.

Test recommended

Lower High-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) indicates increased risk of coronary diseases and heart attack. Higher value of Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) indicates risk of heart disease and atherosclerosis. Lower value of LDL indicates Inherited lipoprotein deficiency, Hyperthyroidism, Infection, Inflammation, Cirrhosis. Higher chole

Test Conditions & Pricing

  • Preparation No Preparation Needed
  • Online Report Delivery Same Day
  • Sample Type Serum
  • Home Collection Available