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S-Phosphate



Clinical Chemistry

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

Thrombin Time

Bleeding Time



Haematology

Formal Name: Thrombin Time What is Bleeding Time? Bleeding Time test is to determine how fast your blood clots to stop bleeding. For performing this test, the technician will only

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Ferritin



Endocrinology

Ferritin Formal Name: Ferritin (serum) What is Ferritin test? Ferritin test is the test that determines the ferritin level in the blood. Ferritin is an iron-containing protein present in the

IgE (Total)

IgE (Total)



Allergy

Formal Name:  Immunoglobulin E What is Total IgE tested? Immunoglobulin E (IgE) is a type of antibody present in the body. This antibody is produced by the immune system of

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Serum Magnesium



Clinical Chemistry

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

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s-Creatinine



Clinical Chemistry

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

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CK-MB



Endocrinology

CK-MB Formal name: Creatine Kinase-MB What is CK-MB test? Creatine Kinase-MB is a type of test carried out on a blood sample to determine the level of an isoenzyme of

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MALARIA



Awareness, Haematology

WHAT IS MALARIA? Malaria is caused by by the protozoan parasite Plasmodium. 4 species of Plasmodium (Plasmodium vivax, P. ovale, P. falciparum and P. malariae) cause malaria in the human body.

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Serum-CK (Total Creatine Kinase)



Clinical Chemistry

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

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Listeria Outbreak in South Africa



Latest News

Listeria Outbreak in South Africa The outbreak of Listeria in South Africa has reached a critical level. According to the UN World Health Organization (WHO), this is the biggest outbreak

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Borrelia



Haematology

Borrelia is a genus of the spirochete phylum. The disease caused by the bacteria is called Lyme disease. HOW THE TEST WORKS The lab test detect two types of antibodies

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(ESR) Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate



Haematology

ESR Formal name: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate How is it used? The erythrocyte sedimentation rate is a relatively simple, inexpensive, non-specific test that has been used to help detect inflammation associated