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Blood test

 

Blood is drawn from a vein (venipuncture), usually from the inside of the elbow or the back of the hand. A needle is inserted into the vein, and the blood is collected in an air-tight vial or a syringe. Preparation may vary depending on the specific test.Blood test

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Hypokalemia
ELISA
PSA
RSV antibody test
Lead levels - blood
Hemoglobin derivatives
Porphyrins - blood
Serum TBG level
Anti-insulin antibody test
Growth hormone suppression test
Venipuncture
Uric acid - blood
Serum phosphorus
Bilirubin - blood
Albumin - serum
Sodium - blood
Glucose test - blood
Total protein
Potassium test
Chloride test - blood
Calcium - ionized
Serum magnesium - test
Serum iron
Total iron binding capacity
Ferritin
Coronary risk profile
Cholesterol test
Triglyceride level
VLDL test
LDL test
HDL test
ALP isoenzyme test
Serum ketones test
LDH isoenzymes
Lactose tolerance tests
Apolipoprotein B100
Creatine phosphokinase test
CPK isoenzymes test
Apolipoprotein CII
Ammonium ion
Lactic acid test
Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide
HCG blood test - qualitative
HCG blood test - quantitative
Serology
FTA-ABS test
Epstein-Barr virus test
Toxoplasma test
VDRL test
T-cell count
T4 test
B-cell leukemia/lymphoma panel
Complement fixation test to C. burnetii
Antistreptolysin O titer
Serology for tularemia
Anti-glomerular basement membrane
Coccidioides precipitin
CSF coccidioides complement fixation
Histoplasma complement fixation
Antimitochondrial antibody
Campylobacter serology test
Anti-smooth muscle antibody
Aspergillosis precipitin
RPR test
Serologic test for B. anthracis
Antinuclear antibody panel
Serology for brucellosis
Anti-DNase B
ELISA/Western blot tests for HIV
Complement component 3 (C3)
Protein electrophoresis - serum
Immunoelectrophoresis - serum
Immunofixation - serum
Serum globulin electrophoresis
Quantitative immunoglobulins - nephelometry
CMV serology test
Coccidioides complement fixation
Rheumatoid factor (RF)
Febrile/cold agglutinins
Histocompatibility antigen test
HLA-B27 antigen
Platelet associated antibodies
Lyme disease antibody
Cryoglobulins
Antithyroid microsomal antibody
Antithyroglobulin antibody
Hepatitis virus panel
Leucine aminopeptidase - blood
Trypsinogen test
Catecholamines - blood
Serum serotonin level
Methanol test
Ethylene glycol test
Methylmalonic acid test
Aldolase test
ACE levels
Digoxin test
25-hydroxy vitamin D test
Vitamin A test
Beta-carotene test
Alpha fetoprotein
CEA
5'-nucleotidase
Acetylcholine receptor antibody
Toxicology screen
RBC count

Review Date: 5/23/2010
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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