The term GTT stands for Glucose Tolerance Test. This test is performed to determine how well and properly the body cells of a patient are able to absorb sugar/glucose after ingesting a certain amount of sugar. How the test works This test works by comparing the sugar levels of glucose before and after the ingestion […]

Formal name: Serum phosphate What is s-phosphate? Human body functions with the help of lots of minerals. Phosphate is a really important mineral for physiological processes. Phosphate is necessary for bone growth, nerve & muscle production, energy storage etc. Although most of the phosphate is within the bones and teeth, there is still some portion […]

Formal name: Serum Magnesium What is S-Magnesium tested? This serum magnesium test is the measurement of the level of magnesium in the blood. This test is most common for diagnosing the magnesium deficiency. As you imagined, it calculates the magnesium level in your blood serum. Magnesium is found in the bones. This is essential for […]

Formal name: Creatinine Serum creatinine is a form of test done to ascertain how well the kidney functions. Creatinine is a by product of waste that builds up in the blood from muscle usage. How is it used? An s-Creatinine test is a carried to evaluate the kidney’s health. Kidney functions as a waste (creatinine) […]

Serum-CK (Total Creatine Kinase) Formal name: Creatine kinase (CK) WHAT IS S-CK (TOTAL CREATINE KINASE)? Creatine kinase which could also be known as creatine phosphokinase or phospho-creatine kinase is an enzyme that is produced by tissues found in the brain, heart and skeletal muscles. HOW IS IT USED? s-CK (Total Creatine Kinase) test is used […]