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Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH)

Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH)

Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) is a protein hormone produced by cells within the ovary. Understanding your AMH levels can help to assess your ovarian egg reserve and therefore your fertility. AMH levels are, on average, lower in older women (particularly over the age of 40) and higher in women with Polycystic Ovaries (PCO) or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). When To Get Tested? When a healthcare practitioner wants to evaluate a woman’s fertility, predict onset of menopause, […]

Rubella Antibody Test

Also Known As:  German Measles. Three-day Measles, 3-day Measles Formal Names: Rubella Antibodies, Rubella IgG, Rubella IgM Test Panel: TORCH profile, Toxoplasmosis , Herpes Simplex , Cytomegalovirus , syphilis , VDRL, Why Get Tested: It diagnoses the rubella infection. It is done to find the immune status of the patient. It is advised in the pregnant ladies. It may be advised in low weight baby. When to Get Tested: when a pregnant woman has symptoms of rubella, […]

25-Hydroxy Vitamin D Test

Also Known As:  Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2), Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3). Calcidiol (25-hydroxyvitamin D), Calcifidiol (25-hydroxy-vitamin D), Calcitriol (1,25 dihydroxy-vitamin D), 25-hydroxyvitamin D, 1,25 dihydroxyvitamin D, Vitamin D Test panel: Vitamin D, Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Calcium Why Det Tested: Indicated in the postmenopausal women to evaluate Vit.D level which is needed for the absorption of Calcium. To evaluate the role of Vit.D in osteoporosis. To find the role of Vit.D in […]

17-Hydroxyprogesterone

Also Known As:  17-OHP, 17-OH Progesterone, 17α-Hydroxyprogesterone , 17α–OHP, HOP 17α-Hydroxyprogesterone is an endogenous progestogen steroid hormone related to progesterone. It is also a chemical intermediate in the biosynthesis of many other endogenous steroids, including androgens, estrogens, glucocorticoids, and mineralocorticoids, as well as neurosteroids. This hormone is produced by the adrenal glands. These are two small glands. One is at the top of each kidney. Together with special enzymes or proteins, progesterone 17-OH is converted into […]

HbsAg

Also Known As:  HBV Tests, Hep B, anti-HBs, Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, HBsAg, Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, HBeAg,, Hepatitis B e Antigen, anti-HBc, Hepatitis B Core Antibody, anti-HBc, IgM, anti-HBe, Hepatitis B e Antibody, HBV DNA ,HBV PCR Why Get Tested? Primarily to screen for and diagnose acute or chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, to detect a previous, resolved hepatitis B infection, or sometimes to guide and monitor treatment When To Get Tested? When you have risk factors for HBV infection or when you have signs and symptoms of hepatitis, such as jaundice or unexplained elevated blood levels of alanine […]

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