ABO Blood Type and Rh Type blood test is used to determine blood group: A B AB or O and the Rh type.
The antinuclear antibody (ANA) test is used as a primary test to help evaluate a person for autoimmune disorders that affect many tissues and organs throughout the body and is most often used as one of the tests to help diagnose systemic lupus erythematosus.
The antiscleroderma antibody test is a blood test that detects autoantibodies to scleroderma-70 which is a protein found in the cell nucleus.
A high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) test may be used to help evaluate an individual for risk of cardiovascular disease. It may be used in combination with a lipid profile or with other cardiac risk markers such as a lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) test to provide added information about heart disease...
A C-Reactive Protein Quantitative test (QCRP) is used to aid in the diagnosis of infections or diseases which cause inflammation.
CBC Blood Tests (Complete Blood Count Panel) are used as a broad screening test to check for such disorders as anemia infection and many other diseases
Test to help diagnose Wilson's disease; sometimes to help identify other conditions associated with copper deficiencies.
The Comprehensive Metabolic Panel is a group of 14 laboratory tests ordered to give information about the current status of your liver kidneys electrolyte and acid/base balance. The CMP test gives the current status of your blood sugar and blood proteins also.
Copper testing is primarily used to help diagnose Wilson disease a rare inherited disorder that can lead to excess storage of copper in the liver brain and other organs.
The AM cortisol test is used to detect excess or deficient cortisol production. No fasting is required but blood must be drawn in the morning when it is at its peak.
A DHEA Sulfate blood test helps determine adrenal gland function and whether or not the body's concentration of DHEA is normal.
A test for dihydrotestosterone best known for its roles in causing male pattern hair loss and prostate problems.
Endomysial Antibody IgA testing is used to aid in the diagnosis of Celiac Disease. This test looks for a type of antibody which is highly specific to people with Celiac Disease.
The Estradiol (E2) Blood Test is a test that will check the estradiol also known as 17 beta-estradiol level in the blood. The Estradiol Test is often referred to as the E2 Test. Although this is the most commonly ordered fertility test to check estradiol levels in women that have...
The sensitive estradiol blood test helps determine the causes of infertility specifically in situations where low estradiol levels are suspected.
This testing is used to evaluate fibrinogen a protein that is essential for blood clot formation. When there is an injury and bleeding occurs the body forms a blood clot through a series of steps. In one of the last steps soluble fibrinogen is converted into insoluble fibrin threads that...
FSH is often used in conjunction with other tests in the workup of infertility in both men and women. The FSH is elevated when a women enters Menopause.
The hemoglobin blood test is primarily used as a means of calculating average levels glucose in the blood over an extended period of time.
Detection of antibodies specific to Herpes Simplex Viruses which are more commonly known as herpes are categorized into two types: herpes type 1 (HSV-1 or oral herpes) and herpes type 2 (HSV-2 or genital herpes).
The homocysteine blood test helps diagnose B6 and B12 Deficiency as well as a Folate Deficiency. It is also used to identify patients who may be at risk for heart disease and/or strokes.
This test is ordered to help diagnose the cause of growth abnormalities and to evaluate pituitary function.
The determination of insulin is used in diagnosing and the therapy of various disorders of carbohydrate metabolism including diabetes mellitus and hypoglycemia.
The Iodine 24-hour urine test may be used to evaluate iodine deficiency disorders or monitor exposure to iodine and it may also be used to help diagnose iodine-induced hypothyroidism hyperthyroidism or autoimmune thyroid diseases such as Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. This test requires patients void urine at 8am and discard the specimen....
The Iodine Blood Test is useful in the diagnosis of iodine deficiency or excess iodine-induced hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) and hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) and autoimmune thyroid diseases such as Graves' disease and Hashimoto's thyroiditis as well as monitoring exposure to iodine.
The Iron and TIBC Blood Test is ordered to assess the body's ability to bind and transport iron in the blood. It is used when iron deficiency or iron overload is suspected. It tests for the differential diagnosis of anemia especially with hypochromia and/or low MCV.
A test ordered for patients who have a strong family history of premature coronary artery disease. Lipoprotein (a) has been called a powerful predictor of premature atherosclerotic vascular disease.
This test provides both Lyme Disease Antibodies IgM test and IgG Western blot results. Another bacteria found through ticks infected with Lyme disease B. burgdorferi spreads throughout the body of an infected person and affects tissue organs the central nervous system and even the skin. These combined tests detect and...
The NMR LipoProfile Blood Test also known as The Particle Test provides a direct measure of your LDL particle number (LDL-P) along with your standard cholesterol results. Knowing your LDL-P gives you a more complete picture of your heart health.
The Progesterone Blood Test measures the amount of progesterone in the blood and helps determine the cause of infertility in women. Additionally a progesterone lab helps track ovulation and and diagnose ectopic or failing pregnancy.
Test for PSA a glycoprotein produced exclusively in the prostate gland. Elevated PSA levels can indicate prostate cancer or a noncancerous condition such as prostatitis or an enlarged prostate.
Most PSA tests measure "total PSA " or the amount that is bound to blood proteins. In March FDA approved the Tandem R test which measures not only total PSA but another component called "free PSA " which floats unbound in the blood. Comparing the two helps doctors rule out...
This test is used to evaluate Magnesium levels in red blood cells. Magnesium is a mineral that is important for strong bones and muscles heart health energy production and nerve function. A Magnesium RBC test can provide an earlier indicator of Magnesium deficiency that a standard Magnesium serum test. When levels are...
The Rheumatoid Factor Test is often the first test ordered when rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is suspected. Although both RA and Sjogren's syndrome can be diagnosed based on clinical signs and symptoms this test can help distinguish between types of arthritis and other conditions that produce similar symptoms (joint pain stiffness...
Sedimentation rate westergren test has been used for many years to help diagnose conditions associated with acute and chronic inflammation including infections cancers and autoimmune diseases.
Test usually ordered to help in evaluating the status of a patient's androgens (male hormones).
The Sjogren Anti SS-A test looks for a specific type of auto antibody SS-A which is commonly associated with Sjogren's Syndrome. Sjogren's is an autoimmune disease a disorder in which a person's immune system turns against the body's own cells.
The Sjogren Anti SS-B test looks for a specific type of auto antibody SS-B which is commonly associated with Sjogren's Syndrome. Sjogren's is an autoimmune disease a disorder in which a person's immune system turns against the body's own cells.
The testosterone test may be used to help evaluate conditions such as: Delayed or precocious (early) puberty in boys Decreased sex drive in men and women Erectile dysfunction in men Infertility in men and women Testicular tumors in men Hypothalamus or pituitary disorders Hirsutism and virilization in girls and women...
This test helps detect possible thyroid problems. Antithyroglobulin antibodies can lead to the destruction of the thyroid gland and be related to autoimmune thyroid disorders and Hypothyroidism.
Thyroid Panel with TSH (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone) is a comprehensive evaluation of your thyroid hormone levels. Thyroid function is critical to your metabolism and affects your energy level heart rate weight control and more. The thyroid-stimulating hormone is produced in the pituitary gland and stimulates the production of thyroid hormones. The TSH...
Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies (TPO Ab) blood test helps to determine if there is an autoimmune component to a patients thyroid disorder.
A Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH) test is used to check for thyroid gland problems and to make sure that the gland is functioning properly. The TSH test is often chosen to not only evaluate the thyroid gland function but to also reveal symptoms of a thyroid disorder including hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid...
The free thyroxine (T4) direct serum test that helps to evaluate thyroid gland function. This test is also used to help diagnose hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.
The Transferrin Test is ordered to assess the body's ability to bind and transport iron in the blood. It is often ordered along with other iron-related tests when iron deficiency or overload are suspected or to assess nutrition or liver function.
Ordered to evaluate thyroid function and assess abnormal binding protein disorders.