Lp(a) Lipoprotein(a)

About the test

Lipoprotein-A or Lipoprotein (a) or Lp (a) is a type of protein that the body uses to carry cholesterol in the blood. Lipoprotein-A consists of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) molecule with (Apolipoprotein (a)) protein attached to it. The test is helpful in evaluating the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). The amount of Lp (a) in the body is determined by the genes one inherits, and the amount of Lp (a) in the body is relatively constant throughout their life.

Why get tested?

This is test is prescribed in case of the following:

  • If an individual is at a risk of cardiovascular disease
  • If an individual is at a risk of coronary heart disease
  • If the person has a family history of CHD, stroke, hypertension, obesity, and diabetes mellitus
  • Increased and decreased levels of LDL and HDL, respectively
  • In case the person is a heavy or occasional smoker

This test includes

  • lipoprotein A (LP-A)

Preparations

Lipoprotein (a) test does not require any special precautions to be taken before the test. However, this test is accompanied by lipid panel and the lab technician might ask the individuals to fast 9-10 hours before lipid panel test. Also, the lab technician or the doctor should be informed if any over the counter or prescribed medicines, herbal supplements or any vitamin supplements are being taken.

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Lp(a) Lipoprotein(a)

Thyrocare-Sarai Khalil
(4730)

Thyrocare-Sarai Khalil

Lp(a) Lipoprotein(a)

Opens next at 8 AM, tomorrow

800

Price

420

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Free home visit

Sarai Khalil New Delhi

2Km

Metropolis Health Care - Vikas Marg
(2697)

Metropolis Health Care - Vikas Marg

Lp(a) Lipoprotein(a)

Opens next at 8 AM, tomorrow

990

Free home visit

Vikas Marg New Delhi

7Km

Express Clinic - Noida
(254)

Express Clinic - Noida

Lp(a) Lipoprotein(a)

Opens next at 8:30 AM, tomorrow

990

Price

693

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Block F, Gijhor Main Road Noida

16Km