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Can Anybody Tell Where Bone Mineral Density Test Is Done In Kolkata
Several places: A quick internet search gave several locations. http://bit.ly/nbqqws. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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Can you tell me in an immunodiffusion test to diagnose histoplasmosis, patient's serum is placed in a well in an agar plate?
Yes, it is: Immunodiffusion is a test where the antigen is placed in the center of the agar plate and the antibodies (Patient's sera that contain antibodies) in wells at the sides of the dish. The antigen and antibodies diffuse from the wells towards each other; where they meet, there forms a band (precipitate) that can be see. No band - negaative. ...Read more
Yes: Bone density tests measure the amount of calcium in the bone to determine a person's risk for fractures. Bone scans use a radioactive tracer to identify areas of abnormally high cellular activity in the bone. Some conditions that may show up on a bone scan include recent fractures, infections of the bone, or some forms of cancer in the bone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Other modalities: Conventional x-rays, ct scans, pet scans and bone scans are the ways that we usually detect bone metastasis in cancer work ups. Bone density scans are not used for this purpose, but instead are used to document osteoporosis, and determine treatment to replace lost calcium in bones that can lead to benign fractures. ...Read more
Detecting diseases: Bone marrow tests are performed for many reasons, but the commonest ones are: detecting bone marrow involvement by a cancer - many cancers, notably lymphomas spread from their primary site to different organs of the body, including the bone marrow detecting cancers of the blood leukemias finding the cause of anemia. Bone marrow infiltration by other diseases ...Read more
Cell status: Bone marrow aspiration is used to evaluate the blood cells within the bone marrow, as well as structure. They are performed in conjunction with a complete blood count (CBC) and blood smear to provide info about the health of the bone marrow and capability for blood cell production. The bone marrow is also the reservoir for tumor cells breaking off the primary lesion and entering circulation. They can remain there for many years finally being released where they then travel to a metastatic site. ...Read more
Does any1 know where I can find a data file (text) of every nutritional test that could be done on the human body?
I do not know: Sorry, I do not know the answer to that. ...Read more
How does a bone fracture affect the body's homeostasis? How do I relate this to mineral storage and blood cell formation/ Is there any good articles o
Physiology.Lifeology: You might start with a great physiology text book. Most texts have chapter designated to the physiology of bone repair, mineral loss and uptake, as well as the physiology of red blood cell formation. Understanding the physiology of life is best appreciated by being well grounded with the basics. ...Read more
I heard about new lab test Colourguard that can detect colon cancer in person's stool. How do I request such a test? Is it covered by insurance?
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Need help docs! my bone marrow biopsy showed 25% increased ring sideroblasts. Is that a high amount and is that a bad sign that i'm in bone marrow failure?
This is serious: This may be nothing more than a clone of cells that needs extra b6, or your being sensitive to some emdication your are taken, or it may be much more serious. This is a determination that your hematologist must make. You have a right to full disclosure about your health. ...Read more
Can you tell me in laymans term, how does the amino acid substitution that results in abnormal hemoglobin have a drastic effect on protein structure?
I was just curious how cortisol is detected in blood. With what indicator can we detect cortisol? What is the minimal quantity of blood needed? Thanks
Cortisol: Cortisol is easily measured in the blood and only a small amount of blood is needed. The blood is sent to the laboratory to determine your cortisol level. What you didn't report is why you are concerned about cortisol levels. Can you please let me know some more about your concerns. ...Read more
My baby has multiple fractures. Are there any bone diseases linked to low vitamin a and high copper test results that can cause long bone fractures?
I feel very weak..Is there any test that can hlp me know which can show the composition of ol the nutrients in my body?
Nutrition tests: Two great tests to assess nutritional status are either the optimal nutrition eavaluation (http://www.Gdx.Net/product/10003) or spectracell's micronutrient eval (http://www.Spectracell.Com/patient-micronutrient-testing/). Both sites have doctor locator search option. If need be, you may want to assess for infection, thyroid disease, adrenal function and iron levels as well. Good luck. ...Read more