Specimen: 3 mL (2 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Minimum 12 hours fasting is mandatory. Grossly hemolysed samples are not acceptable.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks
Method: Spectrophotometry, Immunoturbidimetry, Nephelometry
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 hrs
Usage: This panel tests Lp (a) with other lipid markers of cardiovascular disease. Elevated Lp(a) levels are commonly observed in patients and families with premature coronary heart disease / stroke / cerebrovascular and peripheral vascular disease.
Specialty: Cardiologist, Physician
Disease: Heart diseases
Components: *Cholesterol *Triglycerides *HDL *LDL *Cholesterol / HDL Ratio *Non HDL Cholesterol *Cardio CRP
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: Minimum 12 hours fasting is mandatory.