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Doctor requested a blood test what do these mean.. fbc , lft , rpg glucose (random) , tfgps (bm==), ue thyroid (not on t4 urea/electrolites ..help.

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Dr. William Haynes answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

Fbc = full blood count (checks for anemia, infection, leukemia etc) lft = liver function test (for liver damage/hepatitis) rpg = random plasma glucose (diabetes) tfgps (bm==) = no idea - are you sure you got this right? Ue thyroid = urea/electrolytes/thyroid (checks for kidney/thyroid disease/low potassium) remember that mds may order tests often just to be double sure there is no disease.

Answered Apr 9, 2018



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