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lipid tests
measurement of cholesterol and triglyceriodes in a blood sample
saturated fats
BAD - of animal origin
polyunsaturated fats
GOOD - from vegetables - decrease cholesterol
lipoprotein electrophoresis
lipoporteins (combinations of fat and protein) are physically separated in a blood sample
LDL (low-density lipoprotein)
a kind of lipoprotein - high levels of LDL are associated with atherosclerosis
HDL (high-density lipoprotein)
A lipoprotein - high levels of HDL protect adults from athererosclerosis
serum enzyme tests
chemicals measured in the blood as evidence of a heart attack
troponin
a protein released into circulation after myocardial injury

1. creatine kinase (CK)
2. troponin-I (cTnI)
3. troponin-T (cTnT)