# Cholesterol

This test is done to check if the cholesterol levels in the body and its associated diseases.
Test Code: 80
₹ 150.00


Cholesterol is an essential element present in the blood. Cholesterol is the precursor for the production of other related components, steroid hormones, and also for the synthesis for cell membrane formation. This parameter is assessed as a tool for normal cellular integrity and growth of the body. This Test is a routine parameter as“LIPID PROFILE”. It evaluates the amount of cholesterol present in the blood to check co-morbid risk factors such as obesity, heart disease risk, and congenital conditions such as hereditary familial hypercholesteremia disorders and other related to cholesterol metabolism (inborn errors of metabolism) and other related conditions. All ages of people should take this lipid panel test to get prevention from the heart Diseases.


This test is usually done for patients with high cholesterol levels in the body and also it predicts the risk of developing diseases in the blood vessels like atherosclerosis, stroke, peripheral artery disease, obesity, and heart diseases along with other related pathologies. This test is usually done for patients with symptoms such as chest pain, nausea, fatigue, shortness of breath, pain in the neck, jaw, upper abdomen, numbness, or cold extremities of hands and legs. Some of the risk factors include a fat-rich diet (saturated fat), excessive intake of animal fat, obesity, lack of exercise and sedentary lifestyle, smoking, age, comorbid conditions like diabetes  (Hereditary factors), etc. Other associated tests include colorimetric methods, spectrometric methods, chromatographic methods, etc.

General instructions:

Sample Requirement: Specimen - Blood sample drawn from the vein and urine specimen, Test Preparation: Fasting (9-12 Hours) before the test (Go through the instructions of your healthcare professionals).

NOTE - Sample for specimen collections may vary based on the patient’s condition/cases according to the patient’s presenting complaints/signs or symptoms:

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENT (Special or Rare Cases) - As instructed and guided by Physician / Clinician / Pathologist / as per Laboratory’s requirements, according to procedures and protocols.   

This Multi-Specialty Clinical Referral Laboratory “RTDIAGNOSTICSprovides precise and accurate tests with an extensive range of testing services to the medical centers to help in the diagnosis and identification of pathology in the test specimens for infectious diseases and also to evaluate the function of organ systems of the patient. It prevents further complications and helps to stabilize and restore health to near normalcy at the earliest without delay.

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