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If i were new to your practice as a patient age 56, what tests would you order in general to see what my over all health status was?

If i were new to your practice as a patient age 56, what tests would you order in general to see what my over all health status was?

A couple: If you are healthy, non obese or smoker, a simple cbc, liver and kidney chemistries, cholesterol profile and a psa(prostate cancer test). Please realize there are many factors that can influence labs or tests ordered. ...Read more

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What is apla test?

What is apla test?

Special antibody : Anti-phosphlipid antibody test. It detects a person's blood to see if that person has developed antibodies to specific blood clotting proteins. These can lead to clotting and pregnancy loss. The following url gives a good description: http://circ.Ahajournals.Org/content/112/3/e39.Full. ...Read more

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What is usmle test?

Certification test: The usmle is a 3 part test which is required to practice medicine in the us. The first part is taken after the 2nd yr of medical school. The second part is during the 4th yr of medical school and the third is taken usually after the intern year of residency. ...Read more

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What is an aqua test?

What is an aqua test?

Regarding breast CA: There is a new technology called aqua technology that is said to more accurately determine estrogen/progesterone receptor status on tumor cells in cases of breast cancer. Technically, this should lead to more accurate treatment decision making. You will need to discuss this in detail with your cancer specialist or gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is the pca3 test?

What is the pca3 test?

New Cancer Test: The prostate cancer antigen-3 (pca3) test (awaiting approval by the food and drug administration) measures urine levels of the genetic material mrna. High levels of pca3 indicate an increased risk of cancer, and the results of a pca3 test can add reliability to those of a psa test to reduce false positives. Pca3 is available through some labs and can be done if the psa is elevated. ...Read more

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What is Hsv1ag test ?

What is Hsv1ag test

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Ag or Ab?: The usual test for HSV infection is to test for antibody to HSV. What you wrote suggests HSV antigen was tested. Not that the test could not be for antigen, but antibody tests are far more commonly used. ...Read more

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Whst is lachmans test?

Whst is lachmans test?

For knee: A physical examination test to check the anterior cruciate ligamenf of the knee. ...Read more

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What is the htpa test?

What is the htpa test?

Boby-building nonsen: Htpa stands for hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal-axis, which is the body's normal pathway for the brain to stimulate the pituitary to stimulate the adrenal glands when cortisol production is necessary. Any other use, for instance by body-builders, is nonsense and attempt by them to utilize medical terminology and testing to further alter and harm their bodes to build artificial, fictitious muscle. ...Read more

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What is lachmans test?

What is lachmans test?

Lachmans test: This is a simple test to determine whether or not you have a torn acl knee ligament. ...Read more