Triglycerides

Material: Blood
Study price: PLN 9.00
Waiting time for the result: result no later than the next working day
Booking:

  • We perform the test without prior reservation. Check the working hours of the collection center

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Preparation for the study

General

  • The test material is blood.
  • The patient must be fasting, at least 12 hours after eating the last meal, unless otherwise instructed by the doctor (e.g., performing the test after a meal)
  • Only plain water or bitter (unsweetened) tea can be drunk before the test.
  • Do not drink coffee, flavored water, cola light/ cola "zero" drinks, energy drinks, juices.
  • Do not eat meals, snacks, fruits, vegetables, breath freshening candies, chew gum, smoke cigarettes.

Detailed for children

  • For children under 3 years of age, it is recommended to draw blood from half to one hour after feeding.

Detailed for infants

  • For children under 3 years of age, it is recommended to draw blood from half to one hour after feeding.

Detailed for patients 60 years and older

  • About 30 minutes before the test, it is recommended to consume water or bitter (unsweetened) tea.

Description

Triglycerides serve as carriers and energy stores. They consist of glycerol and fatty acids. They can also be produced by the body.
Importance of the test: assessment of fat metabolism, risk of atherosclerosis.
Abnormal values: metabolic disorders, atherosclerosis, alcohol abuse, diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, hypothyroidism.

Development and preparation of material (applies to contractors only)

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