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Apolipoprotein - A1

(Apo - A1)
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This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. Do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8-12 hours before the test.


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.

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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