What is Apolipoprotein A1 (APO-A1)?
Apolipoprotein A1 (APO-A1) is the primary protein associated with HDL cholesterol. Increased levels mostly indicate a reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases. Estimation on Apolipoprotein A1 is needed for monitoring the cardiac risk of subjects with a family history of CVD’s and also evaluating the effectiveness of lipid-lowering therapy.
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