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Apolipoprotein - B in New Delhi

Also known as Apolipoprotein B-100
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Understanding Apolipoprotein - B in New Delhi

What is Apolipoprotein - B in New Delhi?

An Apolipoprotein - B test measures the amount of apolipoprotein B in your blood. This test is performed to provide valuable insights into an individual’s heart health by evaluating your risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) such as heart attack, and stroke.

What does Apolipoprotein - B measure?

The Apolipoprotein B test is used to evaluate the level of Apolipoprotein B in your blood. It is a type of protein that aids in the transportation of fat and cholesterol throughout the body. Apo B serves as the primary protein component of lipoproteins such as very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and chylomicrons. It binds to LDL or “bad” cholesterol, causing plaque accumulation in the blood vessels. This can lead to the development and progression of cardiovascular disease that can be life-threatening if left untreated.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Apolipoprotein - B in New Delhi

Frequently Asked Questions about Apolipoprotein - B in New Delhi

Q. Why is the Apolipoprotein - B test done?

The Apolipoprotein - B test is done to evaluate the levels of Apo-B in your blood. It helps in assessing your risk for developing cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack, atherosclerosis, stroke, etc.

Q. How frequently should I undergo an Apolipoprotein - B test?

The frequency of Apolipoprotein - B test depends on your individual health factors such as age, family history of heart ailments, lifestyle habits, and existing health conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, etc. It is best to discuss with your doctor to decide how often you need this test based on your individual health needs and risks.

Q. How is an Apolipoprotein - B test performed?

A phlebotomist (a trained professional to perform blood draws) will clean your skin using an antiseptic alcohol cotton swab or wipe and take blood samples from your vein using a needle. The blood sample will be stored safely and transported to the laboratory for analysis.

Q. Is there any risk associated with an Apolipoprotein - B test?

No, Apolipoprotein - B test is generally safe with minimal risks. However, you may feel slight discomfort during blood sample collection but chances of serious complications are extremely rare.

Q. Does Tata 1mg Labs offer an Apolipoprotein - B test in New Delhi?

Yes, Tata 1mg Labs offers an Apolipoprotein - B test in New Delhi. The test is easy to book, is pocket-friendly, and comes with a comprehensible report.

Q. Is home sample collection facility available for an Apolipoprotein - B test in New Delhi with Tata 1mg Labs?

Yes, home sample collection for an Apolipoprotein - B test is readily available in New Delhi. Tata 1mg Labs allows you to choose a date and time that suits your schedule for sample collection.

Q. How can I schedule an Apolipoprotein - B test with Tata 1mg Labs in New Delhi?

If you want to schedule an Apolipoprotein - B test with Tata 1mg Labs in New Delhi, the procedure is fairly easy and hassle-free. Follow these steps to book a test: 1). Visit the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add the test you want in the cart. 3). Pick a time and date slot according to your convenience; however, do consider the necessary prerequisites while scheduling a test. 4). You will receive a notification with all the details once the test is scheduled.

Q. What is the cost of an Apolipoprotein - B test at Tata 1mg Labs in New Delhi?

Tata 1mg Labs is a pocket-friendly platform for booking lab tests in New Delhi. An Apolipoprotein - B test is available at an affordable price of Rs. 559.

Q. How long does Tata 1mg Labs take to give the reports of an Apolipoprotein - B test in New Delhi?

At Tata 1mg Labs, we understand the importance of timely results. We strive to provide fast turnaround times for test results, allowing you to get the information you need promptly. On average, we take 15 hours to provide the reports of an Apolipoprotein - B test in New Delhi.
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