Cholesterol and Lipid Panel

This blood test helps to determine your risk of  for cardiovascular disease by measuring the levels of good and bad cholesterol in your blood.
High levels of LDL, so called “bad cholesterol”,  is associated with plaque build up and blockage of arteries in the heart and brain  predisposing to future heart attacks and stroke.



Fast for 12 hours (no food or drink, except water).


In 24 hours following blood collection.

1. HDl Cholesterol
2. LDL Cholesterol
3. Triglycerides
4. Total Cholesterol


1. Anyone who previously had not checked their cholesterol levels. 
2. As part of a  routine  annual check up.
3. Monitoring response to treatment while on cholesterol lowering medications