What blood test shows inflammation?

  The blood tests that show inflammation are the C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Test, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR), Plasma Viscosity test(PV), and Serum Protein Electrophoresis (SPE ).   Inflammation is the local response of tissue to injurious agents. What is inflammation and What blood test shows inflammation?     It is the local response of tissue… Continue reading What blood test shows inflammation?

What blood test shows kidney function?

    Blood tests that show kidney function tests are Serum Creatinine Test, Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN), Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR, and Cystatin C concentration.   What do kidneys do?   As we know our kidneys are the necessary organs of our body. The main function of the kidneys is to the filtration of… Continue reading What blood test shows kidney function?

What blood test shows anemia?

    The blood test that shows anemia is Complete Blood Counts.The first test that your doctor order is a Complete Blood Count (CBCs) that determines the level of hemoglobin, hematocrit, and RBCs that would suggest anemia.     What is anemia and what blood test shows anemia?       Anemia is a condition… Continue reading What blood test shows anemia?

Can blood test detect colon cancer?

A blood test cannot detect colon cancer. A blood test measures the chemicals. Our liver makes such chemicals or we can also find such chemicals in our liver. The level of this chemical indicates that cancer has or hasn’t spread to other parts of the body. It checks the red blood cell counts. The lower… Continue reading Can blood test detect colon cancer?

How Often Should Health-Care Workers Be Tested For TB?

Introduction to health care workers tb test Health-care Workers fall under high risk group to Tuberculosis (TB), due to their occupational exposure to infectious diseases. So it becomes essential to conduct testing of Health-Care Workers for TB infection. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and NTCA (National Tuberculosis Controllers Association) have created updated… Continue reading How Often Should Health-Care Workers Be Tested For TB?