LDL Cholesterol

Sample: Serum

Schedule: Daily

Units:  mg/dL

Range: Up to 160 mg/dL

Remarks: LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein) test is used in assessing Cronary arterial diseases, mainly in individuals with high serum total Cholesterol levels. High LDL-Cholesterol is an important predictor of risk of coronary atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease. LDL-Cholesterol acts as an inductor of atherosclerosis proces in the coronary and body veins.


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