Apolipoprotein (ApoB) Check
The apo B/apo A1 ratio indicates the cholesterol balance between potentially atherogenic (bad) and anti-atherogenic (good) particles.

The APOB/A1 ratio is considered by some researchers and healthcare professionals as a more accurate indicator of cardiovascular risk compared to traditional cholesterol measurements, such as LDL cholesterol or total cholesterol. An elevated APOB/A1 ratio may suggest an imbalance between atherogenic (artery-clogging) and anti-atherogenic (artery-protective) lipoproteins, which could indicate an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

By measuring the APOB/A1 ratio, healthcare professionals may gain additional insights into a person's cardiovascular risk profile, potentially helping in the assessment and management of cardiovascular disease.

What we test
Apolipoprotein Ratio
The apo B/apo A1 ratio indicates the cholesterol balance between potentially atherogenic (bad) and anti-atherogenic (good) particles.
Test instructions
Print out the pathology form that we email you.
Fast from all food and drink other than water for at least 8 hours, and no more than 12 hours prior to your test.
Take your form to The Doctors Laboratory, 76 Wimpole Street, London - no need for an appointment. If a collection at TDL London doesn't suit your location, then you can book a collection for a venous blood draw and centrifuge using another phlebotomy service at your own cost. Contact us for options in your location
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Results for this test available in 10-12 days and will be published in your online dashboard.
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