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APO A1 | Apolipoprotein A1
Apolipoproteins are included in the protein part of lipoproteins. Lipoproteins are responsible for transporting cholesterol. Apolipoprotein A is involved in the activation of enzymes. These enzymes activate the movement of cholesterol from tissues to high-density lipoproteins. Apolipoprotein A helps the liver receptors to recognize these lipoproteins so that they are stored in the liver. Apolipoprotein A testing is useful in evaluating the treatment, effectiveness and course of treatment for elevated blood cholesterol levels.
Apolipoprotein A is elevated in hereditary cholesterol ester transporter protein deficiency. During pregnancy, weight loss, estrogen use, oral contraceptives
Apolipoprotein A levels are reduced in coronary artery disease, diabetes, chronic renal failure, and some medications (e.g., diuretics, beta blockers)
- It is recommended to carry out prophylactically once a year, for disease diagnosis and treatment control it is carried out periodically according to the doctor's instructions.
- The results of the test are affected by the drugs used, diet (food supplements used).
- It is necessary to arrive before 12 o'clock fasting to take the test.