Cholesterol/HDL Ratio, Plasma

Diagnostic Use

Cholesterol is a lipid that is vital for life. It is produced by all cells in the body and is important for the maintenance of cell membrane integrity. Cholesterol is also a precursor to all steroid hormones and bile acids synthesised by the body.

The total cholesterol/HDL cholesterol ratio is a calculated parameter used to assess an individual's risk of developing clinically significant atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). This test is included as part of the lipid profile .


Core Biochemistry

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Turnaround Time

3 hours

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