PLAC (LP-PLA2) Blood Test
- Cholesterol Status
Cholesterol Status (1 Biomarker)
From the expert
Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) is an enzyme that plays a role in the inflammation of blood vessels and is thought to increase the risk of rupture of plaque deposits on the artery walls. This test measures the amount of Lp-PLA2 in the blood.
Why take this test?
- You want to assess your risk of heart disease
- You want to see how your diet and lifestyle is affecting your health
- You have an increased risk of heart disease due to family history, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes
- You have had a high cholesterol result and want to investigate further
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