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What does bca mean?

What does bca mean?

Could be many things: Bca could mean many things. However, it commonly means breast cancer. Also, balloon catheter (coronary) angioplasty. Need more information on how it is being used. ...Read more

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What does heyperaldosteronism , unspecified mean.

What does heyperaldosteronism , unspecified mean.

Hyperaldosteronism: Means too much aldosterone in the blood. Aldosterone is a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands. It helps to raise blood pressure by causing the kidney to retain salt (sodium) and thus water. As a result the kidney looses potassium. The most common cause is from a benign aldosterone secreting tumor on one of the adrenal glands. ...Read more

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What does it mean 1000mcg?

What does it mean 1000mcg?

1000 mcg = 1 mg: 1000mcg is 1000 micrograms, which is equal to 1mg or 1 milligram. Medicines are often measured in milligrams, but sometimes in micrograms. When keeping track of prescriptions, one should be sure to write down "mcg" or "mg" correctly. ...Read more

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Haematology what does MCH mean?

Haematology what does MCH mean?

MCH: This stands for mean corpuscular hemoglobin, which is the mean amount of hemoglobin in a red cell. Low levels can indicate iron deficiency or other problems. ...Read more

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What does umol/L mean in bloodwork?

What does umol/L mean in bloodwork?

It's a measure: It stands for micro moles per Liter of fluid. It's a measure of dissolved solutes in a solution. It's how that particular test is set up. There is a normal range for each test and that's what you should pay attention to. ...Read more

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Cardiolipin ab what does it mean?

Cardiolipin ab what does it mean?

Cardiolipin: It is antibody from lupus family as well. Cane be seen in disease as syphilis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis. It can affect pregnancy adversely so the pregnancy with this antibodies is considered high risk. ...Read more

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What does CIA non-reactive syphilis mean? Does that mean I need more tests?

What does CIA non-reactive syphilis mean?  Does that mean I need more tests?

Depends on timing,Sx: The answer depends on the timing of possible exposure to syphilis & any symptoms (Sx) that you may have. So, it's impossible to answer your question here. Use HealthTap Prime or talk to the doctor who ordered the test. CIA, or chemiluminescence assays, are REACTIVE when treponemal (bacteria that causes syphilis) antibodies detected. It can be Non-Reactive in early stages (false neg) despite Sx. GL ...Read more

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What does baso regarding bloodwork mean?

What does baso regarding bloodwork mean?

I assume you are....: Referring to basophils, a subtype of granulocytes (a kind of white blood cell) that has a distinct appearance in a blood smear. They are basophilic, which means they stain dark purple with hematoxylin. They are rich in histamine, Heparin and chondroitin sulfate). They are often difficult to detect because they are rare. When elevated, this is usually associated with eosinophilia & atopic response. ...Read more

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What does tlco mean? What does it measure?

What does tlco mean? What does it measure?

DLCO?: If your actually meant dlco, it measures how well oxygen is absorbed from the air you breathe into your blood stream and how well carbon dioxide is removed from your blood stream into the air you breathe out ... ...Read more

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Beta-2 glycoprotein i ab, IgM 48 high. What does this mean?

Beta-2 glycoprotein i ab, IgM 48 high. What does this mean?

Blood Clots too much: Beta-2 glycoprotein 1 antibody tests are used to help find the cause of unexplained blood clots (thrombotic episodes) or recurrent miscarriages. Also used to diagnose antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), or to detect the autoantibodies in someone with another autoimmune disorder. Sometimes may be ordered with cardiolipin antibody and lupus anticoagulant testing. IgG, IgM or IgA may be elevated. ...Read more

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Please what does it mean when my rvs blood test reads "non-reactive"?

Please what does it mean when my rvs blood test reads "non-reactive"?

RSV?: If this is actually the common RSV serology, you do not have antibodies against respiratory syncytial virus, which can be the cause of a troublesome chest cold even in a healthy young guy like yourself. ...Read more

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Results of Comprehensive Metabolic Panel says Low Protein What does that mean WhT do I do?

Results of Comprehensive Metabolic Panel says Low Protein

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WhT do I do?

LOW PROTEIN: Hello ~ at age 89y it most likely means that there is not enough protein in your diet. If you increase FISH and MEAT and poultry in your diet this will correct. You can also increase protein by drinking BOOST or ENSURE protein drinks as well. Don't overdo them because if you do they give you diarrea! But 1 twice a day would be great ! thanks ...Read more

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What does mean differential panel auto dif? Thanks

What does mean differential panel auto dif? Thanks

CBC: When you get a CBC (complete blood count), the white cells, red cells, platelets and many parameters of cell size, shape, and volume are reported. In addition, all of the many differant kinds of white cells are reported. In the old days, a human being peered into a microscope and counted them one at a time. Nowadays a machine does this automatically - hence an "auto diff". ...Read more

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What does my EBV IgG mean?

What does my EBV IgG mean?

EBV: It means that you were exposed to epstein barr virus at one time in your life. About 80% of the population has joined you in this. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have o positive blood?

Blood types: In general there are 4 major blood groups, a, b, ab and o, signifying the presence/absence of certain molecules on the red cell surface. Type a has only "a" molecule; type b has only "b" molecule; type ab has both and type o has neither. The "positive" and "negative" reference refers to the presence/absence of rh molecule on the red cell surface. O positive is the most common blood group. ...Read more

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What does glycosylation do?

What does glycosylation do?

Chemically attaches : Glucose molecule to proteins in the body usually affects normal function of protein it is attached to one of mechanisms of causing complications of diabetes when % of hemoglobin molecules in blood with glucose attached to it is measured [hga1c= glycosolated hemoglobin] it is used by patients and mds to estimate average blood sugar of 3 months. Nml <5.7;pre-diabetes 5.7-6.4; diabetes 6.5& up. ...Read more

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What does thalassemia mean exactly?

What does thalassemia mean exactly?

Start with this link: There are several types. This is a good starting resource. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000587.htm ...Read more