• Test Code - PL0032
  • Test Name - HDL Cholesterol
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  • High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol/ HDL Cholesterol is done to establish risk of developing heart disease.

  • High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol/ HDL Cholesterol is a part of a regular health exam with a cholesterol test or lipid profile done at least once every five years in adults children should have a lipid profile screening at least once between the ages of 9 and 11 and then again between the ages of 17 and 21.

  • A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm or from a finger-stick for High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol/ HDL Cholesterol.

  • If High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol/ HDL Cholesterol test is to be performed as part of a complete lipid profile, fasting for 9-12 hours typically will be required only water is permitted.

  • For adults, if HDL Cholesterol is less than 40 mg/dL (1.0 mmol/L) for men and less than 50 mg/dL (1.3 mmol/L) for women, there is an increased risk of heart disease that is independent of other risk factors, including the LDL-C level.

  • For children, teens and young adults, if HDL Cholesterol is less than 40 mg/dL (1.04 mmol/L), there is an increased risk of heart disease that is independent of other risk factors, including the LDL-C level.

  • Some laboratories report a ratio of total cholesterol to HDL cholesterol. The ratio is obtained by dividing the total cholesterol by the HDL cholesterol.

You can have high cholesterol and not have any symptoms. It’s important to get a cholesterol test regularly, especially if you have any of the risk factors for heart disease.


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