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    CA125 Blood Test Conditions

    CA125 Blood Test, What is a CA125 blood test? CA125 is a protein that is found in blood. A small sample of blood will be taken from your arm and sent to a lab wh...

    Faecal Occult Blood Test Conditions

    Faecal Occult Blood Test, What is a faecal occult blood test? The faecal occult blood (FOB) test detects small amounts of blood in your faeces, which yo...

    Blood Test - General Points Conditions

    Blood Test - General Points, This leaflet gives general information about blood tests. There are separate leaflets that describe various specific types of blood test. Wha...

    Blood Tests to Detect Inflammation Conditions

    Blood Tests to Detect Inflammation, Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, C-reactive protein and plasma viscosity are blood tests that detect inflammation. These are useful tests...

    Routine Kidney Function Blood Test Conditions

    Routine Kidney Function Blood Test, Routine blood test of kidney function The usual blood test which checks that the kidneys are working properly measures the level of ur...

    Blood Test - General Forums Group

    Blood Test - General, Low globulin and low eGFR It seems that every time I get a blood test I get a low Globulin around 20g/L but more recently I have had a low eGFR. eGFR was >90 early la...

    Blood Conditions

    Blood, This article gives a brief overview of blood, blood cells and how they work. What is blood? Blood is made up of liquid (plasma) and various di...

    Blood Clotting Tests Conditions

    Blood Clotting Tests, Liver disorders can sometimes cause clotting problems, as your liver makes some of the chemicals involved in preventing and dissolving clots. Blood...

    Coombs' Test Conditions

    Coombs' Test, A Coombs' test involves taking a blood sample which is tested for the presence of antibodies which may destroy red blood cells. What is a Coombs' ...

    Tests for Blood Sugar (Glucose) and HbA1c Conditions

    Tests for Blood Sugar (Glucose) and HbA1c, Therefore, if your urine contains any glucose, you should have a blood test to measure the blood level of glucose to confirm, or r...

    Blood Grouping (Typing) Conditions

    Blood Grouping (Typing), By doing a series of such tests it is possible to determine what antigens are on your red blood cells and therefore determine your blood group. ,...

    Thyroid Function Tests Conditions

    Thyroid Function Tests, What happens during a thyroid function test? A thyroid function test is a simple blood test. The blood sample is then sent to th...

    Pregnancy - Screening Tests Conditions

    Pregnancy - Screening Tests, Routine blood tests A sample of blood is taken early on in pregnancy and put into several tubes. These are sent to the laboratory to check fo...

    Blood in Urine Conditions

    Blood in Urine, If no cause can be found then you should still report any further bleeding to your GP who may want to you to undergo more tests. You should not ignore any blood...

    Liver Function Tests Conditions

    Liver Function Tests, However, other tests of your liver may also be done to confirm the diagnosis of a particular disorder and/or to monitor the activity of the disorder and response to trea...

    Screening Tests in the UK Conditions

    Screening Tests in the UK, Some screening tests are blood tests. Some screening tests involve a physical examination. Each screening programme has its own website (...

    Antibody and Antigen Tests Conditions

    Antibody and Antigen Tests, Some antibody tests Various antibodies can be detected and measured in blood samples and sometimes in other samples such as saliva. , infectio...

    Full Blood Count and Blood Smear Conditions

    Full Blood Count and Blood Smear, A blood smear is a test in which blood cells are looked at under a microscope. What is blood made up of?

    Vomiting Blood (Haematemesis) Conditions

    Vomiting Blood (Haematemesis), If it is clear that the blood is coming from the upper gut, tests are usually done to identify the cause. Blood tests Blood tests wi...

    Coughing up Blood (Haemoptysis) Conditions

    Coughing up Blood (Haemoptysis), The fibre optics allow light to shine around bends in the bronchoscope and so the doctor can see clearly inside your airways. Blood tests A ran...

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