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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 our body in response to perceived threats. It’s one of the major antibodies (IgA, IgG, IgM, IgD & IgE). Normally, this antibody is present in […]

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) […]

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. The parasite spreads via mosquito bites (female Anopheles). This can be a deadly disease if left untreated. WHY TEST NEEDED Malaria is a fatal yet […]