This test is used to determine the level of lipids in the blood as a screening step for people at risk of developing various arterial and cardiovascular diseases. The test is generally recommended for people with family history of coronary diseases and include mostly patients below 40 years of age. It has been established that patients with high serum cholesterol (more than 240mg/dL) should be recommended a lipid panel. Lipid paneling is also advised in certain cases for the diagnosis of hyperthyroidism.
LabEspy recommends Health Testing Centers, Save On Labs, Direct Labs for this test.