Lipid Profile

  • What's tested:

    Cholesterol, Triglyceride, HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Chol/HDL Ratio


Information About The Tests

Lipid Profile

A lipid profile is a blood test that measures the levels of various lipids (fats) in your blood. This test provides valuable information about your cardiovascular health and helps assess the risk of developing heart disease. The key components typically measured in a lipid profile include:

  1. Total Cholesterol
  2. Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL) Cholesterol
  3. High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) Cholesterol
  4. Triglycerides
  5. LDL Cholesterol/HDL Cholesterol Ratio

It's important to note that while the lipid profile provides valuable information, it is not the sole determinant of heart disease risk. Other factors, such as blood pressure, diabetes, and lifestyle choices (diet, exercise, smoking, etc.), also play crucial roles in overall cardiovascular health. Interpretation of lipid profile results and decisions about treatment or lifestyle modifications should be made in consultation with a healthcare professional.

How it works

Buy a test + at-home sample collection

If at-home or workplace service is available in your area, purchase for an additional $55 fee.

Schedule an appointment

After you make a purchase, one of our Express Pathology nurses will contact you to schedule an in-at-home or office blood collection appointment.

At-home blood sample collection

One of our friendly nurses will collect your blood sample and send it to the nearest laboratory.

Get fast results in your inbox

Access results in your email inbox as soon as they're available.

Blood collection currently available in NSW, VIC, and QLD.

Easy-to-understand results.

Your results will be emailed to you within 24 - 36 hours after collecting your sample. You will receive a text SMS notification when your results are ready. Your results are highly confidential, but you can choose to share your results with your healthcare provider, family, or friends.

Independent support.

Express Pathology reviews your test results and will contact you directly if they require prompt attention. You will be encouraged to speak directly with your primary GP.

Frequently asked 

If you can’t find the answer to your question or have a general question or comment about this website, please contact us.

Need to know more? Call us at
02 9545 2940Book a visit
  • How early can you come to my home or office?

    Our Nurses can generally start from 6am.

  • How do I pay for this service?

    Payment process is simple. We have integrated secure Commbank Payment Gateway to take payments online. Simply complete the online form and make the payment using the ‘Proceed to Book’ button.

  • Can I be seen on a weekend?

    Yes, our nurses work 7 days a week.

  • Can you come to my work?

    Yes we can attend your work premises if you have a private area to conduct the blood collection.

  • Is there a medicare rebate/ bulk billing available?

    No, this is a private service not linked to Medicare.

  • Do I need to Fast?

    Fasting is optional however, please indicate to your blood collector if you have been Fasting or not.

  • What happens with my results?

    Your results are reviewed by our GP and sent to you securely through email. If action is required our GP will be in contact with you.

  • Do Prestige keep a copy of my results?

    Yes they are held in our secure database.