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.
This test measures blood glucose regardless of last meal. Several random measurements may be taken throughout the day. Random testing is useful because glucose levels in healthy people do not vary widely throughout the day. Blood glucose levels that vary widely are indicative of problems like diabetes.
This test measures the levels of glycosylated hemoglobin and is essentially a measure of blood glucose levels over a long period of time. The test is ordered in daibetic patients or patients suspected of diabetes.
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.