TRIGLYCERIDE 

Test Details:

Triglycerides are a special type of lipid that circulates in the blood to provide an adequate amount of energy to body muscles. The Triglycerides Level Test helps to measure the amount of Triglycerides present in the blood.

Test Required for:

Triglyceride is a kind of fat stored in the body and are released for energy. High levels of triglycerides in the blood can cause atherosclerosis, pancreatitis, diabetes and increases high risk of other heart diseases.

Test Ordered for:

To measure the amount of triglycerides in the blood.

Test Recommended:

To determine risk of developing heart disease. Higher value indicate Cirrhosis, Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, Hypothyroidism and Pancreatitis. Low values signal malnutrition, hyperthyroidism and malabsorption syndrome.

  • Preparation : 12 hrs overnight fasting, earlier day light dinner
  • Online Report Delivery : Same Day
  • Sample Type : Blood

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What is Triglycerides Level Test?

Triglycerides are a special type of lipid that circulates in the blood to provide an adequate amount of energy to body muscles. The Triglycerides Level Test helps to measure the amount of Triglycerides present in the blood.

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What is the normal range for Triglycerides Level Test?

The normal range for Triglycerides Level Test is 150mg/dL of blood.

 

What does the deviation from the normal range indicate?

Higher values indicate:

  • Cirrhosis
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney disease
  • Pancreatitis


Lower values indicate:

  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Malabsorption syndrome
  • Malnutrition

Are there any special instructions for Triglycerides Level Test?

The patient must not eat or drink anything apart from water for 8 to 12 hours before getting the test done.