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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 […]

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 […]