Lipid Panel CardioChek Panel - 15 strips

Lipid Panel CardioChek Panel  - 15 strips

15 multi-panel lipid test strips for CardioChek PA/Plus analyzers and measure total cholesterol, HDL, and triglycerides using a single blood sample, LDL is calculated by CardioChek PA analyzer. NOT FOR USE with CardioChek analyzers.

Analyzer is sold separately.
MemoChip is shipped with Test Strips and changes color depending on the test panel.
MemoChip and test strips are lot specific and will not work if the lot doesnt match.

Our Price:$184.40/box**
Tests/box: 15 strips/box
Minimum order: 1
**Get $40 OFF any CardioChek order >$180 if you call 888-595-3136 & ask for Jeremy by 6PM

NOTICE: PTS Diagnostics, formerly named Polymer Technologies, is the maufacturer of the CardioChek line.

PTS Diagnostics is currently updating the product packaging for the CardioChek line.

CardioChek products are the same as always, they just have a new look as displayed on this page.

Reasons for Lipid Panel Result Variations

Reason Total Cholesterol HDL Triglycerides Direct LDL Calculated LDL
LDL = (TC - HDL - (Trig/5))
Use improper blood collection techniques for PTS lipid panel Can cause large variations (See Rules, Procedures, Common Mistakes)
Season-to-season (winter is highest) Varies up to 12%        
Day-to-day variation Varies 3-5%   Varies 20-30%    
As age increases Increases   Increases   Increases
Recommend posture (sit for at least 5 min) Decreases 10-15%        
Tourniquet for venous sample (applied 2 min) Increase 2-5%        
Tourniquet for venous sample (applied 5+ min) Increase 10-15%        
Anticoagulant (fluoride,citrate,oxulate) Decrease 10%        
Blood sampling method Finger prick samples are 2-4% higher than venous blood sample
Test without 8-12 hour fasting (12 hrs is optimal)     Not accurate    
Triglycerides <= 250 mg/dL         Most accurate
250 mg/dL<Triglycerides<400 mg/dL         Less accurate
Triglycerides>=400 mg/dL         Not accurate
Clinic-to-clinic variation       Varies up to 12%
Measured vs. Calculated LDL on Cardiochek       Direct LDL is 3-4% lower than calculated LDL
Maintain normal diet for 2 weeks Stabilizes all types of cholesterol measurements
Maintain stable weight for 2 weeks Stabilizes all types of cholesterol measurements
Excess dietary fat, cholesterol, calories Tends to increase all types of cholesterol measurements
Alcohol consumption   Increases Increases    
Exercise   Increases Decreases Decreases Decreases
High blood pressure medicine   Decrease Increase    
Birth control pills Decrease Increase      
Up to 8 weeks after heart attack or stroke Falls considerably   Rises considerably    
Up to 8 weeks after trauma or acute infection Falls up to 40%        
Pregnancy Increase 20-35%     Increase Increase
Resistance to insulin   Decrease Increase    
Metabolic Syndrome   Decrease Increase    
Type 2 Diabetes   Decrease Increase    
Hyperthyroidism Decrease        
Hypothyroidism Increase        
Liver disease Varies considerably        
Renal failure Varies considerably        
Malnutrition Decrease        
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FREE CardioChek PA Analyzer

Must call to receive a FREE CardioChek PA Analyzer when you purchase: at least 10 boxes of Lipid Strips; at least 10 boxes of TC/HDL/Glu Strips; or at least 20 boxes of Total Cholesterol Strips

Test strips must be purchased at regular price.

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Discounted CardioChek PA Analyzer - $399

Must call to receive
discounted CardioChek PA Analyzer
when you purchase: at least 5 boxes of Lipid Strips; or at least 5 boxes of TC/HDL/Glu strips; or at least 10 boxes of Total Cholesterol Strips

Test strips must be purchased at regular price.

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