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Lipoprotein A (LP-A)

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    This test is not a routine test. Your doctor will order this test to check for risk of stroke, heart attack or other heart-related conditions only if you have certain risk factors, such as a family history of heart disease. This test estimates the level of lipoprotein (a) in the blood. Lipoproteins are composed of protein and fat that carry cholesterol through the bloodstream.

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    Your healthcare provider may order this test if you have heart disease despite having normal other lipid test results, high cholesterol, despite maintaining a heart healthy diet, a family history of early age and/or sudden deaths due to heart disease.
    A healthcare professional takes a blood sample from a vein from the arm. A small amount of blood sample will be drawn using a needle. You may experience a little discomfort when the needle goes inside or out. This sample collection takes less than five minutes.
    Your healthcare provider will inform about if there are any special instructions to follow. Usually, you may not need any special preparation for this test. However, if your healthcare provider has ordered other tests like cholesterol testing, you may need to do fasting for 9 to 12 hours before the blood sample is drawn.
    There will be little risk for having a blood test. You may experience slight pain at the spot where the needle was inserted, but most symptoms go away within less time.

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    The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results

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