Overnight Fasting Is Preferred.
Apolipoprotein B is a protein that aids in the movement of cholesterol throughout the body. It is a kind of LDL lipoprotein (LDL). Ancestral hypercholesterolemia is caused by mutations (changes) in the gene that governs the body's production of apoB100. This is a type of elevated blood cholesterol that runs in families (inherited).
Frequently asked questions
The reports are out Within 6 days.
This test determines the level of apolipoprotein A in your blood. It assists your doctor in determining your risk of cardiovascular disease. Apolipoprotein A is a protein found in high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol.
Your doctor may advise you not to eat or drink anything for 4 to 6 hours before the test.