The different kinds of cholesterol and other fats in your blood are together called lipids. This test is used to assess your risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) or to monitor treatment.
A lipid profile usually gives results for four different types:
- Total cholesterol
- LDL (low-density lipoprotein), the “bad cholesterol”
- HDL (high-density lipoprotein), the “good cholesterol”
- Triglycerides, another form of fat
Fasting Required: Yes
CPT Code: 80061 (82465, 83718, 84478)
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