What is a Lipoprotein A test?
Lipoprotein A test used to measure the amount of lipoprotein A in your blood. This test helps to diagnose cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack or stroke.
When to get tested?
When you are at high risk of developing heart diseases then a doctor may recommend a Lipoprotein A test.
A blood sample will be collected. Lipoprotein A test book online facilities are available.
You might need to fast for about 8 to 12 hours before the test. Follow any instructions provided by your healthcare provider.
Test results may vary depending on your age, and your overall health. If your test result shows lipoprotein levels that are higher than 30 mg/dL or 120 nmol/L, this may indicate high risk of atherosclerosis, heart attack, or stroke. Find a Lipoprotein A test near you to get your test done.