Fasting for psa blood test tips - What is high neutrophils from blood test result ?

Understanding Blood Test Results       Laboratory tests are tools used for evaluating the health status of an individual. Generally the normal range is worked out on the assumption that it covers 95 percent of the healthy patients.

Hence, there are 5 percent healthy patients who fall outside the normal range but there could still be nothing wrong with them. Now we shall discuss some of the blood tests and what they mean.More...

 

Interpreting Hdl And Ldl From Blood Test Results

Interpreting Hdl And Ldl From Blood Test Results

Cholesterol is a lipidic, waxy alcohol found in cell membranes. It is required to build and maintain cell membranes. Cholesterol is found more abundant in densely packed membranes such as liver, spinal cord and brain. Cholesterol does not dissolve in blood. It is transported to and from cells by lipoproteins. Cholesterol consists of HDL, LDL, triglycerides and Lp (a) cholesterol. Low density lipoprotein (LDL) is known as the ‘bad’ cholesterol and high density lipoprotein (HDL) is known as ‘good’ cholesterol.More...

 

Lab Results For A Blood Pregnancy Test

Lab Results For A Blood Pregnancy Test

Blood pregnancy test is usually carried out to determine whether an unintended pregnancy has taken place due to failure of contraceptives. To ascertain this, the blood test is conducted to measure the pregnancy hormone, human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG). The blood test detects the presence of hCG hormone in the blood. This test is more effective in detecting hCG during initial stages of pregnancy than urine test or home pregnancy test.More...

 

ANA And Blood Test

Ana And Blood Test

ANA stands for Antinuclear Antibody. Antibody is a protein produced by white blood cell with in the blood. The function of an antibody is to defend against external invaders such as bacteria, viruses and toxins. Some times the antibody is found attacking the body’s own cells. It is probably unable to distinguish between the internal and external cells within the body. Such an antibody is called autoantibody. More...

 

Fasting For PSA Blood Test Tips

Fasting For Psa Blood Test Tips

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a protein produced by the prostate gland in men. The PSA level is normally within 4ng/mL in most of the men. Hence, this level is considered as the cut off level. It is observed that higher the PSA level, the risk of prostate gland is higher. It is not that men with PSA level < 4ng/mL are completely free from this risk. It only means that risk level in these men is less compared to those with higher PSA level.More...

Glucose Blood Test Results

Glucose Blood Test Results

Blood glucose test is carried out to measure the amount of glucose in the blood at the time of taking the sample. Blood glucose is mainly measured on a fasting basis, sample collected 8 hours after food intake. This test is used to detect the incidence of diabetic in the individual. It is also used to monitor glucose levels in diabetic patients for effective control and management of their general health.More...

High CPK In Blood Test

High Cpk In Blood Test

Creatine kinase (CK), also known as creatine phosphokinase (CPK) or phosphocreatine kinase, is an enzyme expressed by various tissue types. In tissues that consume adenosine triphoshate (ATP) such as skeletal muscle and brain, phosphocreatine serves as an energy reservoir for regenerating ATP.More...

Kidney Malfunction And Blood Tests

Kidney Malfunction And Blood Tests

The kidneys have an important role of maintaining the balance of body fluids within the human body. They regulate the electrolyte concentrations, blood volume and also blood pressure. They receive unfiltered blood from the heart and the filtration of blood is carried out within the kidneys and then the filtered blood is sent back to the heart. The kidney function involves removal of metabolic waste from the blood stream, regulating water balance in the body and maintaining acidity and alkalinity of body fluids.More...

 

VAP Cholesterol And Blood Test

Vap Cholesterol And Blood Test

The standard cholesterol test, known as lipid profile, that measures the total cholesterol and also HDL, the good cholesterol and LDL, the bad cholesterol levels has been in existence for more than 30 years. A new technology test known as vertical auto profile test (VAP) has been developed. This test is expected to provide more detailed information than the traditional test.More...

What Is High Neutrophils From Blood Test Result ?

What Is High Neutrophils From Blood Test Result

Neutrophil granulocytes, more commonly known as neutrophils, are the most common type of white blood cells found in human beings. They form 50-70 percent of all white blood cells. They are an essential part of the immune system. They are also the first immune cells that reach the site of infection through a process known as chemotaxis. They are present in the blood stream until they are directed to the infection site. More...