The Homocysteine Test checks for possible increased levels of the amino acid Homocysteine in the blood.
High levels of Homocysteine are related to coronary heart disease, stroke, Alzheimer’s and chronic illness.
People testing to assess risk for heart disease will often order other heart tests in conjunction with Homocysteine Test.
Preparation: Patients are advised to fast for 8 – 10 hours prior to the test.
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: