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About Lipoprotein (a) [lp(a)] Lab Test

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Lipoprotein test is performed on a sample of blood to measure level of HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, VLDL Cholesterol, Apolipoprotein A1 and Apolipoprotein B in blood.It is performed to confirm or detect Heart Disorder and Obesity and also during treatment and after treatment of Heart Disorder and Obesity.
No special preparation is needed for Lipoprotein. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Lipoprotein. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
The normal result for Lipoprotein for HDL Cholesterol is 40 - 49 mg/dll for Male gender and for All age groups, 50 - 59meq/dl for Female gender and for All age groups. LDL Cholesterol is < 100 mEq/dl for Unisex gender and for All age groups. VLDL Cholesterol is 2 TO 30 mg/dl for Unisex gender and for All age groups. Apolipoprotein A1 is > 120 mg/dl for Male gender and for All age groups, > 140 mg/dl for Female gender and for All age groups. Apolipoprotein B is < 130 mg/dl for Unisex gender and for All age groups.