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This site is: meant to provide information that is helpful medically and not as a means to obtain information that will be used otherwise which is what I think you are after. There are many "five panel" drug tests and you will simply have to take your chances. ...Read more
No reason for it: Test for a varicocele by standing up and feel your left scrotum. Varicocele feels like a "bag of worms" this is more pronounced if you valsalva squeeze abdomen against your diaphragm whilst holding your breath. ...Read more
Took digital pregnancy test where you put the stick inside test , test was negative , took stick out of test ,there's a quite faint 2nd line I'm 9dpo ?
Too soon to test: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more
Am a 24yr old female, had blood in mucus this morning. ECG, Chest CT, urine test results look normal. waiting for blood test results Whats wrong?
Bloody mucus: You don't say where the mucus is coming from. If you're coughing it up which is suggested from your chest CT test notation, you need to be sure you follow up. There are lots of places in the respiratory tract it could be coming from. ...Read more
How accurate are store bought UTI test strips? Waiting for urine culture from doctor, but in meantime i bought home test strips & were negative
Testing: Chlamydia tests include a culture that may take 5 to 7 days to grow. A direct fluorescent antibody test looks for antigens. A nucleic acid hybridization test or a nucleic acid amplification test looks for chlamydia dna &enzyme –linked immunosorbent assay. Directing sampling uses fluids from cervix, urethra throat, eye (whichever area is impacted). Urine testing is also possible. ...Read more
naat test not done in kolkata(india).Suggest me some test name available for c.Trach & n.Gonorrhea detection from urine sample.
20 days late slimy egg white discharge, but negative at home test plus negative test from the hospital... Not a blood test tho.. Can i be pregnant ?
What is a control:positive in a western blot test? All 10 bands negative & interpretation says neg for hiv 1&2. Lab said it's a test setting. Help!
Quality control: In a lab test, the control is the test done by the lab at the same time as when the lab tests the patient's sample. If the control test worked properly, meaning it was positive when a positive control result was expected, or it was negative when a negative control result was expected, then the lab knows that the testing done on the patient's sample is reliable and accurate. ...Read more
Positive (faint line) home pregnancy test 2/18, urine test at doc. Confirmed pregnancy. Home test again 2/22 still very faint + line, is this normal?
My routine stool test showed e histolytica cyst twice but stool culture test showed nothing. Wht to do?
A lab reported my ANA test result -ve, cut off rate: 1.117, sample rate: 0.198. They used immulite 2000 rai analyzer. Is it standard, reliable report?
It's just a lab: As a pathologist, i'm well-acquainted with the pitfalls of all ANA testing. The real decision is whether to treat your joint pain as lupus or one of its ana-positive variants. Many healthy folks have some ANA on board. The value that's returned from the lab is only one piece of the puzzle in working up rheumatologic disease. ...Read more
Can HIV be detected using a urine test? Life ins company wants a urine test to check. I've always had blood tests
Yes: The work the same. You can trust the result. ...Read more
Drug test: Probably not, since most likely won't be accurate and outside urines are usually never accepted Also it really depends on what facility is doing the testing and also what drugs are being tested for. Usually drug screens are very supervised and depending on the company doing it, might have to be observed by another person to avoid any illegal tampering of the urine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor ordered a urine cytology test due to hematuria. He ordered it done on 24 hr urine sample. Lab says not 24hr test. Who's right?
I failed a on site suboxone test they sent it iut to lab is it possible the lab test could come out negative i took 2mg 7 days prior ?
I got a bit of toilet paper in my stool sample, I got the multiplex pcr test done and it detected D. fragilis, can toilet paper cause false detection?
No: Don't conclude too much from the presence of the amoeba. Not everybody who has it on board is sick from it. ...Read more
13Days after sex if i test for a 10 panel STD test of chlamydia gonorea syphilis etc will test results be acurate ?
No.: How will you be testing for these agents? Some require culture, some depend on antibody production, some use DNA technology. Tests dependent on antibody production are not likely to turn positive in two weeks. It would be preferable to see your doctor for the correct choice of tests. ...Read more