# HDL Cholesterol

This test for high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) is used as a part of a lipid profile panel to screen for unhealthy levels of lipids and also to assess the risk of developing heart disease and to arrive for treatment modalities with the type of risk as border-line or immediate or high-risk category.
Test Code: 371
₹ 150.00


HDL-C test means High - Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol. This Cholesterol is termed as “GOOD CHOLESTEROL” in the blood. HDL-C test counts the cholesterol amount in the blood. This blood test helps to diagnose the risks of heart diseases. It is a test performed under LIPID PROFILE. This is the general health check-up with lipid panel or Adults.


This test is usually done because HDL-C is good cholesterol, absorbs cholesterol, and carries it back to the liver, which flushes it from the body. Thus high levels of HDL-C lowers the risk of heart diseases and stroke. This test is suggested in patients with high HDL-C levels which is associated with a higher risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and also associated with certain cancers. Other associated tests include colorimetric methods, spectrometric methods, chromatography, etc.

General instructions:

Sample Requirement: Specimen - Blood sample drawn from the vein or in fingertip (capillary blood). Test Preparation: None.

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.   

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