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Lab Test For Hereditary Anemia
Electrophoresis: Blood counts can suggest thalassemia (small red blood cells). Some thalassemia can be confirmed with electrophoresis, which quantifies the different types of hemoglobin present in rbcs. Similar studies can be done on the parents for additional info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Serum creat, low of 0.49
bun/creat, high of 24.5
and mono# low of 0.4.
What does this mean i got lab tests doen for thyroid and anemia?
Yes there is: Check this web site it will show all detail. http://sickle.bwh.harvard.edu/scd_prenatal.html. ...Read more
Iron studies panel was abnormal indicating Hemochromatosis. Doc sent me for genetic blood test to confirm. If this is positive, what is the treatment?
Hb electrophoresis: Both parents of a child with sickle cell anemia in most instances, but not always should have sickle cell trait. This could be confirmed by a test, 'hemoglobin (hb) electrophoresis'. There is a simple test called 'sickledex' test. But this test does not tell you if you have sickle cell disease or trait. If both parents have trait, each offspring has 25% chance of having a child with disease. ...Read more
Abnormal hemostasis lab results but negative for von willenbrand disease. Pfa-100 ordered. What other platelet disorders are being considered? 31f
Abn platelet fnctn: Hereditary platelet function disorders disorders of platelet adhesion disorders of platelet aggregation disorders of platelet secretion disorders of platelet procoagulant activity combined abnormalities of number and function acquired platelet function disorders( by Aspirin etc). ...Read more
Several available: You can go through a two stage screening process.Celiac disease is an exaggerated form of gluten intolerance and may be suspected based on blood tests: elevated ttg-iga, if IgA deficient - ttg-igg.If the blood tests are suggestive an intestinal biopsy to study the cell changes is confirmatory. ...Read more
TTC&RE done several blood tests.I am negative but inconclusive to alpha thalassemia.How?DH tested for Hgb electrophoresis.Why?Is it serious?what next?
Genetics consult: If you are trying to have a baby or will do so in the future, tis important to know what the chances are for the baby to have the disease. If you are both carriers, then there is a higher risk for the baby to have the disease. You said he was tested but never said if he is positive for carrier state or does he have it? Talk to a geneticist, there's always one associated with children's hosp ...Read more
Dermatomysositis.Wat are the blood tests needed,EMG results wheldl,refused tisue test,&muscle biop.wat are genetic blood tests,may explain kids sympt
Several things: but first, the muscles break down. Measuring muscle proteins in the blood (CPK, Myosin) will be positive if the disease is active. The pattern of the pain, violet eyelids, sky high muscle enzymes would be pretty diagnostic. Biopsy (which isn't taht bad) would be definitive. EMG (as painful as biopsy) would just show sick muscle. ...Read more
Geenetic consult: It is known that the heritability of heart disease is 45-55%, but only 10% of possible genetic causes have been found. Genetic testing usually begins by meeting with a genetic counselor and/or medical geneticist physician, individualized risk assessment; blood work for genetic testing when indicated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Noit will not: You need to test for special thyroid related antibodies for diagnosis og graves disease. ...Read more
How reliable are blood tests that look for monoclonal gammopathy in elevated ImM levels ? Are false negatives possible?
Blood tests negative for celiac, hla gene positive, biopsy positive. Could there be another cause for mucosal flattening?
Unlikely: The blood test is of secondary importance. It depends on what test you had, for instance the immunoglobulin a antibody to tissue transglutaminase may be negative if one already avoids eating gluten. Also, it is not very sensitive. The definitive test is the biopsy (not the gene, which does only show the likelihood of developing the disease. You probably have celiac disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CBP, ESR, Serum Iron, TIBC and identified
RBC Morphology : Microcytic- Hypochromic smear seen, Anisocytosis-Poikilocytosis. what test covers etiology?
ENA panel is usually requested following a positive ANAtest for people who have signs and symptoms of autoimmune disorder after ANA Test For DLE ?
Can patient with Polycythemia vera have normal hemoglobin and hematocrit count but abnormal JAK2 result ? what is definitive test for PV ?
See below: There is more than one factor that needs to be taken into consideration. High hemoglobin, low erthyropoietin and JACK 2 all need to be looked at. You may consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polycythemia-vera/basics/definition/con-20031013 ...Read more
Is a noninvasive prenatal paternity bloodtest, done with blood from alleged fathers, cfdna and 317.000 genetic markers a reliable test?
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