Complete Blood Cholesterol Home testing service is a quick and easy way to find out your blood cholesterol levels from the comfort of your own home or office. Once a specimen is obtained, just send the sample to the laboratory (the return postage provided) and results should be available within 7-14 business days. The test is designed to be used for workplace health programs and require few drops blood to be collected. Instructions included in the packaging. Please see sample report below.
Please visit your personal doctor with your results. The report is not intended to provide health advice.
This Cholesterol test detects the total cholesterol, the amount of HDL and LDL cholesterol and the triglyceride level in your blood. This comprehensive test takes the guesswork out of cholesterol testing.
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute suggests everyone age 20 and older should have their cholesterol blood levels checked at least once every 5 years. You and your doctor can discuss how often you should be tested.
You can see a sample result report here.
According to American Heart Association; high cholesterol is one of the main risk factors for coronary heart disease that you can control. An estimated 102.3 million American adults (means more than 60% of all adults aged more than 20 years old) have total blood cholesterol levels of 200 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) and higher, which is above desirable levels. Of these, 41.3 million (more than 1 of every 5 adults) have levels of 240 mg/dL or higher, which is considered high risk.
Now testing your cholesterol level is so easy and accurate with Lab Cholesterol test kit. The cholesterol test is simple and easy to use, it is a self-collected laboratory analysis that measures the amount of total cholesterol, the amount of HDL cholesterol, and the triglyceride level in your blood; and then accurately computes your LDL cholesterol value. This is the most comprehensive form of cholesterol testing available.
High cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for developing heart disease and stroke. It is important for all adults over 20 years of age to test every 5 years for cholesterol and more often for those with total cholesterol levels of over 200 mg/dl.
Note to NY Residents: due to NY State restrictions, this kit may not be sold to NY State Residents.
How Does the Cholesterol Panel Test Work?
The Cholesterol Panel blood test is a laboratory procedure that measures the amount of total cholesterol in your blood, the amount of HDL cholesterol, your triglyceride level, and then accurately computes your LDL cholesterol value. This is the most comprehensive form of cholesterol testing available. Comparing the results of your initial Cholesterol Panel test to the results of subsequent tests can determine the progress you've made in reducing your overall coronary risk.
The specimen collection process is quick and virtually painless. Using the special finger lancet, which is included in the Blood Collection Kit, a couple of drops of blood are taken from a nick of the finger, placed on a small collection card, and then sent to a CLIA Certified Laboratory for analysis.
A special finger lancet is supplied in the Blood Collection Kit. With it, three drops of blood are taken from a micro-nick of the finger, placed on a special collection card to dry, inserted into the special mailer provided, and then sent (postage paid) to the CLIA certified laboratory for analysis. Results are then promptly sent back to the person who took the test and/or that person's designated health care professional.
Please note an 8 hour fasting is required before sample collection.
Please note that we strongly suggest that you visit your personal doctor with your results. The report is a complimentary service and not intended to provide health advice.
International buyers are responsible for shipping the specimens back to the lab in the United States. TestCountry is not responsible for failed tests due to delays and/or miscollection of specimens.