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Omega-3 Fatty Acid TestingOmega-3 fatty acids are associated with a lower risk for cardiac death, coronary heart disease, or sudden myocardial infarction. The Omega-3 Fatty Acid test can provide a more accurate understanding as to whether you’re at low, moderate or high risk for developing fatty-acid related cardiovascular disease.
About Omega-3 Fatty Acid testing
Who is this test for?
Omega-3 Fatty Acid test results can be used as a more accurate predictor of sudden cardiac events. This test can be useful if your healthcare provider is evaluating you for omega-3 therapy or to monitor your dosage of omega-3 supplements.
What is this test used for?
The Omega-3 Fatty Acid test by LifeLabs quantifies the fatty acids present in a blood sample. It can determine fatty acid-associated risk for cardiovascular events, screen for omega-3 fatty acid deficiency, as well as measure omega-3 fatty acid intake.
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Test Turnaround Time
Results available to ordering physician within 2 weeks
LifeLabs Patient Service Centre (BC and ON)