An allergy is a condition caused by the immune system’s hypersensitivity to certain elements known as allergens. Allergies can cause mild to severe symptoms such as sneezing, a runny nose, rashes, itchiness, asthma, and/or swelling. Allergy testing helps identify potential allergens that a patient should stay away from.
A wide variety of cancer tests are available to ensure that patients get the answers they seek when it comes to their condition. Different blood tests and cancer tests are carried out according to what type of cancer one has.
Cardiovascular testing helps in determining one’s risks of certain ailments such as stroke, diabetes, and thrombosis. Cardiovascular testing usually involves lipid tests, cholesterol testing, and many more.
Diabetes is a condition wherein your body’s blood sugar level is higher than normal. Diabetes tests are available to help with the prevention, early detection, and/or treatment of this particular disease.
Flow cytometry is an essential test for analyzing your bone marrow cells and blood cells. It is useful for testing leukemia, immunodeficiency, lymphoma, and other autoimmune disorders.
To identify nutritional deficiencies, toxic exposures, hormonal imbalances, and metabolic dysfunctions, functional medicine diagnostics are required. These diagnostics will cover a wide range of tests which include nutritional testing, amino acid profiles, hormone evaluation, adrenal testing, thyroid evaluation, and many more.
GI diagnostics are prescribed by the doctor to screen for gluten and food sensitivity, liver disease, hepatitis, gastrointestinal cancers, and inflammatory diseases. Gastrointestinal infections must be diagnosed and treated as early as possible to avoid future complications.
General health diagnostics are suggested for patients to detect a broad range of general health issues. Examples of general health tests that patients may go through include comprehensive metabolic panel, anemia screening, PT, blood typing, and urinalysis.
For diseases related to the blood and blood components, hematology tests are required. Hematological tests are often required to diagnose blood infections, anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, and blood-clotting disorders.
A hepatitis test is a series of blood test that helps diagnose whether you are or had been infected with hepatitis. It can help detect which of the three types of hepatitis (hepatitis A, B, or C) you are infected with as well.
HIV tests are necessary to check for the presence of the HIV virus in the body. This virus is the cause for acquired autoimmunodeficiency syndrome. Not only the HIV virus, this test also helps check for RNA, antibodies, and antigens in the body.
Infectious diseases, as the name suggests, are ailments that can be easily passed on from one person to another. Testing for these infectious diseases help prevent the spreading of the said disease.
Microbiology testing is crucial to the detection of micro-organisms such as bacteria, pathogens, molds, and yeasts. The presence and breeding of these micro-organisms can negatively impact one’s health, so it must be diagnosed and treated promptly.
For conditions affecting the kidney, nephrology tests are necessary. This testing can help with the diagnosis and treatment of kindey problems as well as the preservation of kidney health.
OB/GYNs are vital to high-risk obstetrics. Aside from that, this can also be useful in testing and handling infertility as well as sexually transmitted diseases.
Many patients suffer from chronic pain due to their existing medical condition. Pain management helps ease their suffering.
When children get sick, you need to go to a pediatrician for treatment. A pediatrician can suggest a wide range of pediatric tests to help diagnose childhood illnesses.
Pharmacogenetic Testing (PGx)
Pharmacogenetic testing is an extensive testing designed to evaluate the patient’s risk and response to given medication. This test helps monitor the toxicity and efficacy of a given prescription.
Pregnancy & Prenatal Testing
Pregnancy, although a joyous event, can be risky for women. Thus, it is imperative to go through pregnancy and prenatal testing. These series of tests can help keep both the mother and the baby safe before, during, and after the pregnancy.
Rheumatology tests are available to assess the patient’s risk of rheumatoid arthritis. The rheumatology testing may include CBC, CRP, ANA, Uric Acid and ALT tests.
Toxicology: Drug Testing
Toxicology is a screening test that determines what type of drugs you’ve taken as well as the approximate amount that is in your body. Toxicology screening can help screen for drug overdose, drug abuse, as well as intoxication. Aside from that, this screening is useful for pain management.
Urology testing is carried out to determine how well the bladder works. This test determines whether there are blockages and abnormalities in the kidney, bladder, urethra, and sphincter too.
Vitamin & Nutritional Testing
Vitamin deficiency is not good for the body. Having too much is bad as well. With vitamin and nutritional testing, the lack or excess of vitamins and minerals in the body can be detected and corrected.