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Blood chromosome analysis

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
There is big differe: Bone marrow biopsy is done to obtain a pice of tissue to look under the microscope and find out if the blood formation is normal or abnormal. Chromos ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience in General Practice
Different : A bone marrow biopsy is a sampling of the marrow for a host of diagnostic workups. A chromosome analysis entails looking at the genes and structure w ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Smithey
Specializes in Pathology
Yes: Usually, when a bone marrow biopsy/aspirate is done, additional material is collected for special testing, such as flow cytometry and chromosome analy ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Cytogenetic examination is one way of making the diagnosis.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience in Pathology
Easy but expensive: Testing for mutations in the brca1 gene is relatively easy; yes, the dna can come from white blood cells from a blood sample. However as of now this ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Pritsiolas
21 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
BUN and creatinine: An elevated blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine are indicative of kidney failure.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Haptpglobin: Is a transport protein for the breakdown of hemoglobin. If is used to assess for RBC destruction. When the haptoglobin Is low there is an association ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Invasive: The two methods for testing fetal chromosomes are chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis. There is research on obtaining fetal dna from maternal ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Make sure the identity of the alleged fathers and pregnant mother are confirmed. Make sure no tampering with the blood. Science can reveal the dna.
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Very High blood test: Might indicate abnormalities of the White cells with such high blood level, d like Leukemias It needs urgent attention please
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unclear question: What is ejsy? Urine microscopy may not be done if screening test results do not show an abnormality. Nad usually means, "no abnormality detected".
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need to treat: infection. The results ( I presume in your male partner) suggest infection in the genital tract and should be treated. It would be prudent to consult ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There should be no relationship between urine wbc's and your low serum WBC count, good luck.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Test for Aneuploidy: Aneuploidy is the term used to describe any embryo with either too many or too few chromosomes. It is the cause of greater than 60% of miscarriages, a ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Okay, but...: Your semen analysis is okay, but its parameter is just a rough indicator of fertility since some 50% of its causes lie in female factors; 30%, in male ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need clarification: If you mean AFP and hormone tests, these are usually done as screening tests to detect fetal abnormalities, such as open neural tube defect and Down s ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Urine Drug Screen: This should not be a problem.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Having blood in a urine sample will not affect the urine drug screen. It will show up as blood and or as red blood cells in the urine test.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
WBC in Urine: This is not normal and may indicate infection.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Bun and creatine: BUN and creatinine elevation may be signs of renal failure.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Through ejaculate.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not unless tested: For the particular agent. Routine urine and semen examinations are not designed to detect HIV or other stds. Urine culture will pick up bacterial infe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
24 years experience in Urology
Analysis, Not Odds: A semen analysis evaluates several important aspects of ejaculate. The most important are volume of ejaculate, concentration of sperm, % moving, % mov ... Read More

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