Tests And Procedures

Chest x-ray: Preparation, Procedure, Purpose, Normal Result, Meaning of Abnormal Results and Risks

Chest x-ray: Preparation, Procedure, Purpose, Normal Result, Meaning of Abnormal Results and Risks

A chest x-ray is a very common, non-invasive radiology test that produces an image of the chest and other internal organs, such as lungs, heart, large arteries, ribs, and diaphragm.

ESR Test: Preparation, Procedure, Purpose, Normal Result and Understanding Abnormal Values

ESR Test: Preparation, Procedure, Purpose, Normal Result and Understanding Abnormal Values

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate is termed as ESR. It is usually known as sed rate or sedimentation rate which indirectly measures how much inflammation is in the body.

Ultrasound Tests: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Types, Advantages and Follow-up

Ultrasound Tests: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Types, Advantages and Follow-up

Ultrasound is also called as sonography. It uses high-frequency sound waves to produce ultrasound images of what is going on inside the body.

Abdominal Ultrasound: Purpose, Risk, Preparation, Procedure, and Follow-up

Abdominal Ultrasound: Purpose, Risk, Preparation, Procedure, and Follow-up

An abdominal ultrasound is performed to evaluate the organs and structures inside the abdomen including the abdominal aorta.

Computerized Tomography Scan (CT or CAT scan): Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Results and Risks Associated with a CT Scan

Computerized Tomography Scan (CT or CAT scan): Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Results and Risks Associated with a CT Scan

CT scans are special X-ray tests that produce cross-sectional images of your organs, bones, and other tissues using X-rays and a computer.

MRI scan: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Result

MRI scan: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Result

MRI stands for magnetic resonance imaging is a technique where the MRI scaner uses magnetic and radio waves to create pictures of tissues, organs and other structures within the body, which can then be viewed on a computer.

PET Scan: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Results and Risk

PET Scan: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Results and Risk

A positron emission tomography, also known as a PET scan is an imaging test that uses radiation to show activity on a cellular level within the body.

Absolute Lymphocyte Count Test: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Result

Absolute Lymphocyte Count Test: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Result

The absolute Lymphocyte Count test is performed to measure the level of Absolute Lymphocyte Count in the blood.

HIV genotype testing: Preparation, Procedure and Test Result

HIV genotype testing: Preparation, Procedure and Test Result

HIV 1 Genotyping identifies mutations in HIV 1 Reverse Transcriptase & Protease genes.

Cortisol Test: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Results and Outlook

Cortisol Test: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Results and Outlook

Cortisol is a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal glands when you are under stress.

Glucose Challenge Test (GCT): Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Result

Glucose Challenge Test (GCT): Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Result

GCT or 1-hour glucose challenge test , measures the effect of a glucose solution on blood glucose levels.

Anti-insulin antibody test:Purpose, Procedure, Results, Reference values and Limitations

Anti-insulin antibody test:Purpose, Procedure, Results, Reference values and Limitations

The anti-insulin antibody test is done to checks if your body has produced antibodies against insulin.