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Apolipoprotein - A1

Interpreting Results

Overview of Apo - A1

What is Apo - A1?

Apolipoprtein A1 (ApoA1) is the protein that is linked to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL Cholesterol) which plays the pivotal role in reverse cholesterol transport. An increased ApoA1 level indicates the reduced risk of a cardiovascular disease.

Why is Apo - A1 done?

The test is required to assess the ApoA1 level in the blood if low HDL- Cholesterol is detected and thereby determines the risk of a myocardial infarction. The test is recommended if the individual has high triglycerides and cholesterol levels or has a family history of cardiovascular diseases. The test is also used for monitoring the lipid treatment effectiveness.

Preparation for Apo - A1

  • Do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8-12 hours before the test.

Sample Type for Apo - A1

The sample type collected for Apolipoprotein - A1 is: Blood

Interpreting Apo - A1 results


The normal range for the test results is as follows:
Men: >120 mg/dL
Women: >140 mg/dL

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About Thyrocare Laboratories

Thyrocare Technologies Limited is India's first and most advanced Totally Automated Laboratory having its strong presence in more than 2000 cities / towns in India and internationally. Thyrocare is India's first fully automated diagnostic laboratory with a focus on providing quality at affordable costs to laboratories and hospitals in India and other countries. Thyrocare operates with a Centralized Processing Laboratory (CPL) in Mumbai - India for esoteric tests; and Regional Processing Laboratory in major metro cities of India and other parts of Asia. We have focus on strong technologies, strong brands and strong systems that enable all laboratories to give their clients the best of science and technology at an affordable cost. With a belief that 'Quality' is the heart of any intelligent management, Thyrocare became one of the first Indian diagnostic laboratories to obtain internationally renowned quality accreditations like ISO 9001-2000 rating as early as 2001, which is now escalated to ISO 9001:2008; NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories) in 2005 and CAP (College of American Pathologists) certification in 2007.

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