Laboratory Testing, Identification & Information

Ever been sent for a laboratory test and wonder exactly what it is? Or you get the results back and your Dr. sounds like the teacher on Charlie Brown? The writers at Bright Hub’s medical science channel are researching and compiling information on the types of laboratory testing so the next time your Dr. sends you for a AST blood test, or you find out your Hgb blood test level is outside normal parameters, you’ll know what your Dr. is talking about, or at least, what to ask!

A Guide to Common Blood Tests

If you or your doctor are concerned that your body is not in tip-top condition, a simple blood test may be in order as it can reveal a lot about the state of your health. Read on to find out more about the kind of information it can disclose.

Ova Parasites in Stool Samples

Understand ways your health care provider can determine the cause of long-lasting intestinal discomfort and illness. Find out how a stool sample, also called an ova and parasite test, can help identify ova parasites in stool samples.
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