Lab Tests

  • 1. Overview of Lab Tests
  • Clinical chemistry uses chemical methods to determine the levels in body fluids and tissues of chemical components. Blood and urine are the most important substances used in clinical chemistry. There are several different methods for detecting and measuring nearly every form of a chemical compon...
  • 2. Blood Tests
  • What are Blood tests? Your evaluation can include conducting different Blood Tests including (but not limited to) cell counts, assessing various blood chemistries, and inflammation markers. We can calculate several things like salts, blood cell counts and heart-specific protein markers (one is...
  • 3. Complete Blood Count (CBC)
  • What is Complete blood count (CBC)? A complete blood count (CBC) is a Blood Test that examines the numbers and features of blood cells. Three types of cells it examines are red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells (WBCs) and Platelets. A CBC measures the following: White blood cell (...
  • 4. Urinalysis
  • What is Urinalysis? A Urinalysis is a group of tests done to examine your urine (pee). It finds and measures substances such as electrolytes, sugar (glucose), proteins, blood, cells and bacteria. It may also be called a urine test. Why a Urinalysis is done A Urinalysis is often done ...
  • 5. Tumor Markers
  • What are Tumor markers? Tumor markers are substances either released by cancer cells into the blood or urine or substances created by the body in response to cancer cells. Tumor Markers are used to evaluate how well a patient has responded to treatment and to check for Tumor recurrence. Resear...