Hyperlipidaemia Tests

This guide to recommended nutritional tests by disease, lists those tests that are justified in current medical literature (basic profiles) and newer tests of a more specialist nature (advanced profiles) which may be appropriate for some patients. These are guidelines only and individual requirements will vary.

This page is still under construction. The following tests are those relevant tests performed by Biolab Medical Unit, and is not necessarily a comprehensive list of tests that may be required to assess a patient with this condition.

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Alkaline phosphatase - bone

Bariatric Surgery (post) - annual screening

Chromium (Cr) - plasma

Chromium (Cr) - urine

Coenzyme Q10

Copper (Cu) - plasma

Fatty Acids - Erythrocytes

HbA1c- Glycosylated Haemoglobin

Homocysteine - plasma

Iodine:creatinine ratio (urine)

LDL - Low density lipoprotein (oxidised)

Methylation Profile

MTHFR (homocysteinaemia) - saliva genetic screen

Paraoxonase

Phospholipase A2 Activity (PLA2) - urine

Superoxide dismutase (SOD)

Thyroid function 2 (TFT1 & thyroid antibodies)

Vitamin B12 ("Active") - Serum

Vitamin B12 and methylmalonic acid profile

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) - glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase activity

Vitamin D (25-hydroxy) profile

Vitamin K and PIVKAII profile