CardioChek CHOL+HDL Test Panel test strips (PTS-1821) measure total cholesterol, and HDL cholesterol in whole blood with the CardioChek PA analyzer. Cholesterol and HDL cholesterol measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of lipoprotein metabolism and lipid disorders (such as diabetes mellitus), atherosclerosis, and various renal and liver diseases.
A MEMo Chip is provided with each package of test strips and must be properly inserted into the analyzer before any test can be run. The MEMo Chip contains test name, calibration curve, lot number and test strip expiration date. After the test strip is inserted into the analyzer and blood applied to the strip, test results are displayed in about a minute.