# Triglycerides

This test is done to check if the triglyceride levels in the body and its associated diseases.
Test Code: 245
₹ 150.00


Triglycerides kind of fat and it is an important source of the energy to our Body. This regular lipid panel detects heart-related issues and screening lipid-lowering therapy ((prognosis during lipid-lowering drugs). This test recommended for one who has signs of cardiovascular diseases.


This test is usually done for patients with high triglycerides levels in the body and also it predicts the risk of developing diseases in the blood vessels like atherosclerosis, stroke, peripheral artery disease, obesity, heart diseases, and acute inflammation of the pancreas causing acute pancreatitis 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. The common diseases it can lead to are obesity, poorly controlled diabetes, hypothyroidism, kidney diseases, certain inherited lipid disorders (familial type) and certain drug-induced types such as estrogen therapy used for menopause symptoms can increase TG levels. 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 an enzymatic method, fluorometric method, spectrometric methods and kit methods, etc.

General instructions:

Sample Requirement: Specimen - Blood sample drawn from the vein. Test Preparation: 9-12 Hours of fasting

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.