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Does blood tests shows high blood pressures?

Does blood tests shows high blood pressures?

They do not: All blood tests are usually normal in patients with Essential Hypertension. They can be abnormal in patients with hypertension secondary to renal disease or other causes of hypertension 2/2 identifiable source. However any patient with newly diagnosed hypertension should get all the recommended blood tests to rule out diabetes, renal disease, hyperlipidemia, electrolyte abnormalities. ...Read more

Agglutination (Definition)

Agglutination is the clumping up of substances your blood. It can be platelets or blood cells, fatty ...Read more


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Does CBC blood test include white and red blood cell count?

Does CBC blood test include white and red blood cell count?

It can,,,: CBC stands for Complete Blood Count, which includes platelet, white blood cell count, hemoglobin, and hematocrit. These last 2 values indicate the amount of blood in your body by concentration and percent of blood volume. A more thorough report can also show the size range and number of red cells along with a differential of the white cells. ...Read more

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What is the ssa/Ssb blot test antibody blood test?

What is the ssa/Ssb blot test antibody blood test?

A test: for a certain autoimmune condition. it's important to understand that these blood tests need to be interpreted carefully in the context of your symptoms and exam findings. a positive test doesn't necessarily mean you have the condition. ...Read more

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Is Haptoglobin (mg/dl) test a blood chemistry test or hematological test?

Is Haptoglobin (mg/dl) test a blood chemistry test or hematological test?

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 with increased hemolysis ...Read more

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Why is hemoglobin hplc/ electrophoresis, blood done?

Why is hemoglobin hplc/ electrophoresis, blood done?

Variant hemoglobins: These tests are done to detect variants of hemoglobin as some of the variants, such as hemoglobin s, cause medical problems. Some states require all pregnant women be tested for hemoglobin variations as part of the antenatal care. ...Read more

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Recent blood test shows low indirect bilirubin (.08)+increased blood volume (99.7)+increased hematocrit (47.2)+high WBC (14,200). Huh?

Recent blood test shows low indirect bilirubin (.08)+increased blood volume (99.7)+increased hematocrit (47.2)+high WBC (14,200). Huh?

Uncertain.: The WBC is definitely high, but the HCT and MCV are borderline, and thus of uncertain significance. If truly elevated, the HCT could point to a primary or secondary polycythemia, an increase in the number of red blood cells. But this could also reflect mild dehydration, and given the borderline degree could be nothing. The high WBC is real. If you have no symptoms I would just repeat in 1mo. ...Read more

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A Rh positive blood type?

A Rh positive blood type?

Dominant: Positive is dominant over negative. You get one gene from each of your parents, so you are either --, -+, +-, or ++. Only in the case of -- will you have rh negative blood. With -+, +-, and ++, you will have rh positive blood. This makes rh positive blood the most common type of the two. This can be a problem with a baby: if mom is rh pos (+-), dad is rh neg (--), and baby is rh neg (--): attack! ...Read more

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What does quantitative igg subclass measurement blood test show?

IgG subclasses: There are several classes of immunoglobulins like IgA, IgM, and IgE. IgG also has subclasses that we test for. A subclass deficiency can be an explanation for susceptibility to certain types of infections. An Allergist/Immunologist can put the results in perspective for you in the context of your history. ...Read more

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Why is fecal occult blood test important?

Cancer: Blood in stool represents bleeding somewhere in the gastrointestinal tract. It needs be investigated by a GI specialist, especially to exclude colon cancer. ...Read more

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What does this urinalysis results mean? Albumin +1, leukocytes +3, red blood cells 1-2, white blood cells 10-15.

What does this urinalysis results mean? Albumin +1, leukocytes +3, red blood cells 1-2, white blood cells 10-15.

Urine: Albumin shows protein in the urine, leukocytes go with inflammation or infection, plus you have small amount of blood and white blood cells in the urine. All can go with a UTI. Was there nitrites in urine? Hopefully, they sent out a urine culture to check for infection. Follow up with your doc. ...Read more

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Which blood tests detect viruses/infectious diseases?

Which blood tests detect viruses/infectious diseases?

CulturesTcellsAntibo: 1 Bacterial,Viral and Fungi Cultures 2Antibodies and quantitative Titers,IGG&IGM 3 T Helper Cells Count as is done in AIDS Cases 4 Blood Smear for Parasites like in Malaria 5 Viral Load Test by PCR 6 Antigen as in the case of Hepatitis B.Hep B Surface Antigen is used for screening of Hepatitis B 7 Interferon-Gamma release assay test for TB Infection which measures the immune responce to the TB Inf ...Read more

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How are blood coagulation and blood clotting different?

How are blood coagulation and blood clotting different?

Same thing: Clotting and coagulation are used as synonims. A hematologist could beg to differ, but otherwise used as absolute synonims. ...Read more

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Occult blood in urine means?

Occult blood in urine means?

Heamturia: It could be a UTI even with no symptoms. It could be a kidney stone, vascular malformation,or a tumor. There could be an issue with the bladder or kidney. You should see your doctor and have the urine tested and have the condition checked out. ...Read more

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What is a ssDNA IgG antibody blood test for?

Unsure: In the past, the test was used to diagnose autoimmune diseases such as Lupus or Rheumatoid arthritis, but has largely been abandoned due to problems with the test. DNA is a double stranded (ds) molecule and anti-dsDNA is a marker for Lupus activity. However, IgG antibodies binding to single strand (ss) DNA occur in a high percentage of people without autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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What info does hepathic pannel blood funciton blood test provides?

What info does hepathic pannel blood funciton blood test provides?

Lots: The hepatic function tests measure how much protein is in your blood- 1 of the most important proteins, albumin, is made by the liver. These tests also measure levels of different substances made in the liver. The specific values for these substances can indicate damage to liver cells, like in cirrhosis, or blockages in liver drainage, such as with gall stones. ...Read more

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Would an ordinary blood test catch low blood sugar/hypoglycemia?

Would an ordinary blood test catch low blood sugar/hypoglycemia?

Only if it is tested: Your doctor has to request the test for blood sugar and indicate if it is fasting or random blood sugar level. Most testing doe snot include blood sugar unless the doctor orders a complete metabolic panel of tests. ...Read more

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Where can blood agglutination be seen? What does it mean exactly?

Where can blood agglutination be seen? What does it mean exactly?

It means: that the blood is clumping. See: http://www.medicine.mcgill.ca/physio/vlab/bloodlab/abo_n.htm ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a lymphoma change your blood type expression (agglutination) from o to b?

No, but...: There are carcinomas that produce carbohydrates that can bind to type o blood cells and mimic b, but i've not heard of a lymphoma doing that. However, there are a few "weak b" blood groups that have typed as o's in the past. I'll bet this is you. Your blood bank knows how to deal with these. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage 3mo ago and now im 4 weeks preg. Prev blood work showed pan-agglutination. Should i make a doc app right away or at 8 weeks.

I had a miscarriage 3mo ago and now im 4 weeks preg. Prev blood work showed pan-agglutination. Should i make a doc app right away or at 8 weeks.

Better soon: Given your history, your OB may put you on some medicines, to preserve your pregnancy, after possibly ordering more tests, wish you an uneventful pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more

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What is agglutination?

What is agglutination?

Sticking together: This is a technique most commonly used in the lab, to see whether a particular antigen or antibody is present and working under various conditions. Latex agglutination may be used to test for forms of arthritis or infection; an antibody that makes red cells stick together may explain a clinical problem. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: agglutination?

What is the definition or description of: agglutination?

Clumping: Agglutination is the clumping up of substances your blood. It can be platelets or blood cells, fatty cells or some proteins. ...Read more

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Explain the antibody reactions of agglutination?

Explain the antibody reactions of agglutination?

Antibody tests: Latex beads are coated with an antigen. You you have antibodies against that antigen, your serum may agglutinate the beads. A titer can be determined by diluting the serum. Sometimes, a high titer may not agglutinate until the serum is diluted (prozone effect). ...Read more

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How will agglutination reaction identify pathogenic bacteria?

How will agglutination reaction identify pathogenic bacteria?

Bacteria: Agglutination reactions often measure antibodies that will cause the agglutination of artificial particles containing substances from the bacteria coating them. The antibody, if present, causes these particles to cluster together and agglutinate. ...Read more

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Is the latex agglutination CRP test done in lab?

Is the latex agglutination CRP test done in lab?

Yes,but mixing tests: A CRP is a lab test, but kits are avaialble for office use. The latex agglutination test measures rf in dilutional titers, but measurement is rarely done that way. ...Read more

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Semen anlys let me know is it ok for pregnancy count 25m/cc active nil moderate 10 sluggish 20 non motile 70 agglutination -prsent ?

Semen anlys let me know is it ok for pregnancy
count 25m/cc 
active  nil
moderate  10
sluggish 20
non motile 70
agglutination -prsent
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Abnormal semen: Although it is possible to achieve a pregnancy with low sperm motility, it is less likely. Here, the motility is very low (10%) and there is clumping present. This could be due to varicocele, exposures, medications, antisperm antibodies or various other things, including general health issues. This merits evaluation by a urologist. ...Read more

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M:33yr, high fever, high BP patient.S.Typhi "to" 1:80, s.Typhi "th" 1:40, s.Paratyphi "ah" 1:20, s.Paratyphi "bh"1:20, method:slide agglutination-typhiod?

M:33yr, high fever, high BP patient.S.Typhi "to"  1:80, s.Typhi "th" 1:40, s.Paratyphi "ah" 1:20, s.Paratyphi "bh"1:20, method:slide agglutination-typhiod?

Typhoid: A single widal test in an unvaccinated patient showing h and/or o titres greater than or equal to 1:160 and typhoid-like symptoms is strongly suggestive of typhoid fever. It also appears that h titre is more useful than o titre. More false positives are found than false negatives. Under these circumstances, the clinical picture is the decisive factor in making a diagnosis of typhoid. ...Read more

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I am 23, testosterone=2.52 ng/ml, weak body, wide hips.194 mill/ml sperms, 35% progressive, 2-3 agglutinations/hpf.What could be my desease and fertility?

I am 23, testosterone=2.52 ng/ml, weak body, wide hips.194 mill/ml sperms, 35% progressive, 2-3 agglutinations/hpf.What could be my desease and fertility?

Difficult to know: Testosterone is low. Needs evaluation. Most common cause is metabolic syndrome with sleep apnea and stress reducing the t. In obesity, fat cells convert testosterone to estrogen and estrogen suppresses production of t. This is what we see most. Men do need normal hormone values but best to treat the underlying cause and not just replace. ...Read more

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What color is blood?

What color is blood?

Mostly red: Freshly drawn out of body, blood is just red..Bright red. The red cells are made from substance heme and appear red. The white blood cells actually appear a bit white but there are few white cells in comparison so not visible unless the blood is spun down. When spun down, the rest of the fluid is called plasma and it is relatively clear. Google up some images. Have fun learning. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is my blood dark?

Why is my blood dark?

Myoglobinuria: Very, dark urine with the color of cola could be due to the presence of myoglobin, which is a breakdown product of muscle cell. It can be caused by trauma, alcohol, medications, and vigorous exercises. It could indicate that you have rhabdomyolysis, which could lead to kidney failure. Another cause would be blood (as in uti) or bilirubin in the urine (as in liver disease). Should be checked. ...Read more

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Does k2 thicken blood?

Not exactly: It usually increases heart rate and blood pressure and this can cause flow problems (like stroke / heart attack), not from actual "thickening" of the blood. Erol ; nida ( http://www.Drugabuse.Gov/publications/drugfacts/spice-synthetic-marijuana ) among other websites have more information on these substances. ...Read more

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Is Rh d neg blood rare?

No: It varies from population to population. In folks of european descent, around 1 person in 6 is rh negative (class d-neg). It's less common in some other populations. ...Read more

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What color is your blood ?

What color is your blood ?

Variations on red: Arterial blood and capillary blood are bright red, as oxygen imparts a strong red color to the heme group. Deoxygenated blood is a darker shade of red; this is present in veins, and can be seen during blood donation and when venous blood samples are taken. Blood in carbon monoxide poisoning is bright red, because carbon monoxide causes the formation of carboxyhemoglobin. ...Read more

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What is acid in the blood?

What is acid in the blood?

Imbalance: Normally, people have acid production from metabolic activities that goes to blood and gets neutralized by alkali produced by kidneys. In kidney failure, acid is noted in blood since it is not neutralized. Other cases include diabetes type i, chronic diarrhea, certain meds, sepsis with blood infection, and respiratory (ventillatory) failure among other more rare causes. ...Read more

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I want to donate my blood?

Myanmar Protocol: As a donor your blood counts must be above the required red cross level. Must be free of the infectious diseases checked by red cross. Contact local red cross. ...Read more

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