Blood Tests

 

Biochemistry / Clinical chemistry

Biochemistry/Clinical chemistry is the study of chemicals and mechanisms within the body in relation to disease. Results of analysis of body fluids such as blood or urine are compared against results of a healthy population to detect changes.

 

Tests

·         Albumin

·         Alcohol (Blood/Urine)

·         Alkaline Phosphate

·         Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)

·         Amylase

·         Antimullerian Hormone

·         AST (SGOT)

·         Bilirubin

·         C Reactive Protein

·         Calcium

·         Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin   (CDT)

·         Chloride

·         Cholesterol

·         Creatine Kinase (CK)

·         Creatinine

·         Ferritin

·         Gamma GT

·         Globulin

·         Glucose

·         HDL Cholesterol

·         Iron

·         Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH)

·         Lead (Blood)

·         Lipase

·         Magnesium

·         Phosphate

·         Potassium

·         Protein (Total)

·         Sodium

·         Uric Acid

·         Urea

·         Vitamin B12

·         Vitamin D         (Total, D2 &D3)

Haematology

Haematology is the study of the morphology and physiology of blood. A range of tests are used are used for the diagnosis and monitoring of diseases of the blood. Tests can vary from a simple Full Blood Count to more specialist tests such as Haemoglobin electrophoresis or Coagulation studies.

The tests

·         FBC

·         HbA1c

·         WBC

·         Blood Group

·         Coagulation investigations INR/PT/PTT

·         Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)

·         G6PD

·         Malarial Parasites

·         Reticulocyte Count

·         Sickle cells

·         Thalassaemia Screen