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What is polmonary testing like?

What is polmonary testing like?

Spirometry/PFT: Its as easy as breathing. Unless a metacholine challenge test is performed in an asthmatic patient. ...Read more

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What is cryofibrinagen and cryofibrinagen testing?

What is cryofibrinagen and cryofibrinagen testing?

A blood test for...: Doctors use the cryofibrinogen test for evaluating patients with vasculitis, glomerulonephritis, lymphoproliferative diseases, and in patients with macroglobulinemia or myeloma in whom symptoms occur with cold exposure. ...Read more

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What happens at an ADHD testing?

What happens at an ADHD testing?

ADHD testing: Simple screening for adhd can be done using simple behavioral check lists by teachers, parents (connors test) . More accurate psychological tests for adhd would include the iq test, bender gestalt (copying designs), a clinical interview, and a complete developmental and family history ...Read more

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What is reality testing?

What is reality testing?

Reality testing: Reality testing is your ability to distinguish what's happening in your own mind, from what's occurring in the outside world. It's a very important ego function, and can be very impaired in delusional psychotic illness. To a lesser degree it can also be problematic in non-psychotic people -- such as when your own discomfort makes you think others are critical of, or are disliking you. ...Read more

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Glaucoma testing for juveniles?

Glaucoma testing for juveniles?

Would be geat: There would be a low 'yield' unless you test only those with family history. ...Read more

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Is toxoplasmosis testing complicated?

Is toxoplasmosis testing complicated?

Toxo testing: No. A blood test is performed. Serologic (igg and igm) blood testing is the most common initial diagnostic test for acute toxoplasmosis. ...Read more

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Where can I find toxoplasmosis testing?

Where can I find toxoplasmosis testing?

Anywhere: It can be ordered by any doctorn and sent to any commercial laboratory. ...Read more

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What do I eat before my glucose testing?

What do I eat before my glucose testing?

Glucose testing: Do not eat anything post midnight and get a test done in the morning. No tea, coffee or juice. You may drink water. ...Read more

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How long does the troponin testing take?

Troponin: If you are in the er, it should not take more than an hour on average. Some hospitals are set up to do this quicker. ...Read more

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Why is 10ml of urine needed for testing?

Why is 10ml of urine needed for testing?

It isn't: As little as 1 ml should suffice for a dipstick test, less required for a culture. Lab may have some kind of outdated protocol which they still insist upon using. ...Read more

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When to take twice daily glucose testing?

When to take twice daily glucose testing?

7 time for diabetes: If you have diabetes you should test glucose,in morning before breakfast,then 2 hr post breakfast ,before lunch ,2 hr post lunch ,before dinner ,2 hr post dinner, and before sleeping target ,blood glucose level:Fasting 70-100 mg/dl, before meals: 80-120 mg/dl , tow hours after meals: less than 180 mg/dl with treatment (insulin or metformin). ...Read more

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Are all amnio tests sent away for testing?

Are all amnio tests sent away for testing?

Not all.: At baylor college of medicine, we are privileged to have one of the preeminent genetics departments in the United States, so our amniocentesis results are all obtained in-house. Most practices, however, do need to send the amniotic fluid specimens they collect to outside genetics laboratories. Keep in mind that tests such as sequenom's maternit21 will render amniocenteses obsolete pretty soon. ...Read more

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Whar are the satyriasis testing procedures?

Whar are the satyriasis testing procedures?

Satyriasis testing?: I think you might be asking about male compulsive sexual behavior or sex addiction in men, but it's not formally called "satyriasis." there are also really no lab tests for this. It is mostly a clinical diagnosis, made on the basis of patient history and current interviews. Use of drugs and alcohol can play a part. http://tinyurl.com/mhxfbr6. ...Read more

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What type of drugs are found on drug testing?

What type of drugs are found on drug testing?

Many: Opioids, benzodiazepines, amphetamines, barbiturates, Cocaine and marijuana. Other drugs may be assayed, but they are not typically done. ...Read more

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Haemophillia carrier testing, what to expect?

Haemophillia carrier testing, what to expect?

Pending. : It will either be positive (you are a carrier) or negative. You left out your family history, which is most important. ...Read more