This test measures the amount of Triglycerides in the blood. Triglycerides are fats and are a source of energy for the body
This Test Includes
Total parameters available: 1
Parameter Names:Triglycerides - Serum Test
Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.
Why it is Done
Ideally, adults should get this test done for screening purposes once every five years even if they don't have any risk factors.
What is this test
As part of a lipid profile during a regular medical exam (at least once every five years for adults; for children, at least once between the ages of 9 and 11 and again between the ages of 17 and 21); more frequently if you have risk factors for heart disease like high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes or if you are being treated for high triglycerides.