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Cholesterol, Total


A cholesterol, total test determines whether or not your cholesterol is high and estimates your risk of heart attacks and other forms of heart disease.

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Sample Type

  • 1 mL serum collected

Who should get a Cholesterol, Total Test?

  • Doctors will suggest you test your cholesterol levels more regularly if you or your family have a history of heart disease, smoking, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, or eat a lot of saturated fats.
  • People should first get their cholesterol checked between ages 9 -11 and then every 5 years after that.
  • Once you reach the age of 45 you should check your cholesterol every 1-2 years
  • People over the age of 65 should be tested annually.

Turnaround Time

  • Note: Result turnaround times are only an estimate and may be subject to change.
  • Test turnaround time for the Lipid Panel with Calculated LDL Test is typically 3-5 business days.

Patient Preparation

  • No special preparation is needed


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