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What are the complications of a schilling test?

What are the complications of a schilling test?

Unreliable: Although the schilling test is a classic way of detecting B12 deficiency, it is not as sensitive or reliable as updated blood tests including b12, folate, (folic acid) and the metabolites methylmalonate (mma) and total homocysteine. ...Read more

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What are the complications of a schilling test?

Unreliable: Although the schilling test is a classic way of detecting B12 deficiency, it is not as sensitive or reliable as updated blood tests including b12, folate, (folic acid) and the metabolites methylmalonate (mma) and total homocysteine. ...Read more

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Does the schilling test look for parasites in the blood?

Does the schilling test look for parasites in the blood?

NO: It is not for parasites in the blood, it is done for B12 deficiency, intestinal parasites may interfere absorption of B12 ( and iron ) cause anemia schilling test is specific for B12 metabolism. ...Read more

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What is a V-Q test?

What is a V-Q test?

V/q scan: Ventilation/perfusion test used as an alternative test for a Ct angiogram to rule out pulmonary embolism or blood clots in lungs. ...Read more

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What is a qeeg test?

What is a qeeg test?

Brian Mapping: Quantitative electroencephalography, or a qeeg test, is one of the most reliable, non-invasive methods used in detecting the subtle neurological differences present in individuals with adhd. Clinical studies using qeeg discovered that this breakthrough technology has a 96% success rate in predicting conditions like adhd and OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder). ...Read more

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What is a g a s test?

What is a g a s test?

Group A strep: It's not quite clear what you mean without the context behind the testing. But it very well could represent group A streptococcal testing. This is common test done when someone has a sore throat to make sure he/she doesn't need antibiotics. Really on group A strep pharyngitis(sore throats) need antibiotic therapy most others resolve on their own without issue. Best of luck ...Read more