This test measures the amount of uric acid in a blood sample. Uric acid is produced from the natural breakdown of body’s cells and from diet. The test is ordered to diagnose Gout, kidney stones and related disorders.
This test is used to find the cause of – or monitor – urinary tract infections, bleeding in the urinary system, or kidney or liver disease. It can also be used for diabetes, some diseases of the blood, and bladder stones.
Venous blood gas (VBG) and electrolytes test is used to measure systemic carbon dioxide, pH, salt and minerals in venous blood. It is used in a number of conditions like monitoring treatments for lung diseases, to detect an acid-base imbalance in blood (in respiratory, metabolic, or kidney disorders) or to evaluate the effectiveness of oxygen therapy.
This test is the sum measurement of 25-OH-vitamin D2 and 25-OH-Vitamin-D3 and is an appropriate indicator of the total Vitamin D storage i the body. Vitamin D total test is recommended in abnormal calcium, phosphorous and parathyroid hormone detection. Being at high risk of deficiency, bone weakness, or before starting osteoporosis, and for periodic monitoring of Vitamin D deficiency, total Vitamin D test may be ordered.