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Cholesterol Test Overview

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat like-substance with steroid structure. It is synthesized in many types of tissue particularly  liver and intestinal wall and found in every cell of the body. Source of cholesterol is either newly synthesized or from dietary intake. Cholesterol is carried in the blood attached to the protein called lipoprotein. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) transports cholesterol throughout the body. At times, LDL builds up in the arterial walls making the walls narrow and hard. High-density lipoprotein (HDL), transports excess cholesterol  back to the liver that’s why it is called as good cholesterol.

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Summary Price Of Cholesterol Test

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The cost of Cholesterol Test in India varies as per the city in India.

The average price of Cholesterol Test ranges from ₹50 to ₹300.

The price for the test in the following cities is:

  • Chennai: ₹170
  • Delhi: ₹150
  • Mumbai: ₹220
  • Pune: ₹220

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Frequently Asked Questions

Cholesterol test is done to evaluate cardiovascular risk, diagnosis of dyslipidaemia and diagnosis of lipid and lipoprotein metabolic disorders.

Cholesterol test measures total cholesterol in serum sample. 

During Cholesterol test blood sample is taken from a vein in your arm, using a small needle. After the needle is inserted, a small amount of blood will be collected into a test tube or vial. You may feel a  little sting when the needle goes in or out. This usually takes less than five minutes.

High cholesterol can be due to unhealthy food habbits, lifestyle, obesity, smoking, drinking alcohol, sedentary lifestyle and family history. High cholesterol levels may mean that cholesterol is  getting deposited in the arterial walls causing chest pain, heart attack, stroke, coronary heart disease (CHD), transient ischaemic attack (TIA), and peripheral arterial disease (PAD). 
Low cholesterol levels are rare, may at times be due to anxiety, depression, and certain cancers. If occurring during pregnancy, very low cholesterol may lead to certain foetal complications.

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