Is a cholesterol value reliable, does it vary from lab to lab?

Is a cholesterol value reliable, does it vary from lab to lab?

In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about the cholesterol results from different laboratories. He says that cholesterol test can vary from lab to lab, time to time and in summer and winter. It can vary upto 14% in different laboratories. Also, 4-14% variation can be due to fever, stress, etc. he will further discuss about the different components of cholesterol tests.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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