Home Cholesterol Test Kit
Cholesterol Test Kit Testing For High LDL Cholesterol Levels
Who should consider taking this test for cholesterol?
People who are prone to high LDL cholesterol levels also often suffer
Hardening of the arteries (Arteriosclerosis),
Increased risk of heart attacks and strokes,
Understanding your LDL cholesterol levels can give you an insight to
your overall risk factor.
Is the cholesterol test easy to perform at home?
The test is simple to perform in the comfort of your own home, in each
kit a stinger is provided (a small micro lancet, it is totally painless)
for obtaining the necessary drop of blood to perform the test.
After pricking your finger you place the sample drop of blood on to the
test strip after 3 minutes the test area will change colour, compare
this colour with the chart on disk to accurately determine your
What can I discover about my health?
An overall LDL cholesterol level of up to 130 mg/dl (3.4 mmol/l) is the
normal level for adults.
If your reading is higher, please visit your doctor for a medical
check-up as soon as possible.
What are the dangers of not testing for high cholesterol level?
If LDL cholesterols build up in the blood and remain high for extended
periods the cholesterol can deposit on the inner walls of the arteries
causing the condition arteriosclerosis.
The symptoms of hardening of the arteries is progressive and takes a
number of years to develop, taking a test now can help you determine if
you are at risk from this illness.
Who develops high cholesterol?
People who are at risk from the dangers of high cholesterol often :-
Eat fatty foods,
Drink to much.
However there are many other causes of high cholesterol levels including
A hypoactive thyroid,
Badly managed diabetes,
Chronic liver disease,
Long-term use of various medication such as the pill or diuretics.
Any or all of the above can lead to increased cholesterol levels.
If a member of your family is already diagnosed with high LDL levels
then you are more at risk, what's more, there is a very strong link with
so-called 'familial hypercholesterolemia'.
Contents of the Cholesterol Test Kit
Contents of cholesterol test kit (CE approved manufactured in the EU)
1 test disc, 1 micro-lancet
1 buffer solution, 1 plaster
Instruction for use
How does it work?
Conducting the cholesterol test is easy just a few simple additional
items are required.
Timer or watch displaying seconds
The principle of test is based on the reaction Cholesterol
Cholesterol concentration is estimated by comparison with comparative
Card in the range 150-400mg/dl.
Comparative card is included in the box.
Intended use for rapid determination of blood cholesterol.
Full information and instructions (step by step instructions with
images) including stinger for extracting drop of blood to test for
cholesterol levels & plaster.
Open foil wrapper and remove test device for checking blood drop for
Taking care remove the plastic protective cover from the stinger by
twisting it, now the device is ready for use.
Press stinger device firmly against finger, and press button.
To make sure you get an adequate drop of blood put finger in warm
water first to increase blood flow.
Place drop of blood on reactive disk in circle, make sure you
completely cover the circle.
Cover finger with plaster provided.
Wait 3 minutes for reaction to take place, peel back the strip.
Rotate the arm to match the colour segments on the wheel, the number
in window indicates your cholesterol level.
A comparative colour card is included in the box to compare your results
from the blood test.
Intended use is for rapid determination of blood cholesterol levels .
LDL cholesterol test and HDL cholesterol test for cholesterol levels.
Sample: 1 drop of whole blood (50 ul)
Methodology: Enzymatic quick test for visual
Evidence: LDL cholesterolÂ (LDL & HDL) level