Lab test to help estimate risk of cardio vascular diseases.
Lp(a) is ordered, along with other lipid tests, to selectively screen for coronary artery disease and cerebral vascular disease. Lp(a) levels are genetically determined, remain constant, and are not affected by lifestyle.
Preparation: Fasting is not required for this test.
Estimated time to receive online results is 5-6 days.