Overview of Apolipoprotein - A1
What is Apolipoprotein - A1?
Preparation for Apolipoprotein - A1
- Do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8-12 hours before the test.
Why Get Tested for Apolipoprotein - A1?
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.
What Results of Apolipoprotein - A1 mean?
The normal range for the test results is as follows:
Men: >120 mg/dL
Women: >140 mg/dL