Medical Lab Tests: Introduction, Panel of Tests, and Keynotes

Introduction of Medical Lab Tests

Medical lab tests are tests performed on samples of blood, urine, or other body fluids or tissues to help diagnose, treat, and monitor various medical conditions. These tests provide important information about the functioning of organs and body systems, identify infections or diseases, and help doctors make informed decisions about treatment options.

Panel of Tests

Panel of Tests: A panel of tests refers to a group of medical lab tests that are performed together to provide a comprehensive assessment of a particular condition or disease. For example, a lipid panel is a group of tests that measures cholesterol and triglycerides levels in the blood to assess the risk of heart disease. A metabolic panel is another group of tests that measures various substances in the blood to evaluate kidney and liver function.

General Test List

  1. Absolute Eosinophil count
  2. AFB Examination( 2 days)
  3. Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP)
  4. Albumin( serum)
  5. Alkaline phosphatase (ALP)
  6. Allergy Food Screening (20 panels)
  7. Allergy Inhalation (20 panels)
  8. Amylase (serum)
  9. Anti-nuclear antibody (ANA)
  10. ANA Profile (18 Parameters)
  11. Anti-CCP (Cyclic Citrullinated peptide ) assay
  12. Anti-Ds DNA
  13. Anti-TPO (Thyroperoxidase)
  14. APTT
  15. ASO (Qualitative)
  16. Beta-HCG total
  17. Bilirubin -Direct
  18. Bilirubin-Total
  19. Blood Culture and Sensitivity
  20. Blood grouping and RH typing
  21. Blood sugar ( Fasting/Random/Postprandial)
  22. Brucella antibody
  23. CA-125
  24. CA-153
  25. CA-19-9
  26. Calcium, serum
  27. CEA
  28. Cholesterol-HDL
  29. Cholesterol- LDL
  30. Cholesterol- Total
  31. Cholesterol- VLDL
  32. CBC (Complete Blood Count)
  33. Cortisol serum
  34. C-reactive Protein
  35. Creatinine serum
  36. Differential Leukocyte Count (DLC)
  37. ESR
  38. Estradiol
  39. Ferritin
  40. Fibrinogen Level
  41. FSH
  42. Free thyroxine (FT4)
  43. Free iodothyronine (FT3)
  44. GGT
  45. Gram stain (Sputum)
  46. H. pylori stool antigen
  47. HAV IgM
  48. Hb electrophoresis
  49. HBeAb
  50. HBeAg
  51. HBsAg Rapid
  52. HCV Rapid
  53. Helicobacter pylori Total Antibody
  54. HIV 1 and 2
  55. Iron (serum)
  56. LH
  57. Lipase
  58. Leishmania K-39 Strip
  59. Magnesium
  60. Malarial Antigen
  61. Malarial Parasite
  62. Microalbumin-Spot Urine Test
  63. Mantoux Test
  64. PTH
  65. PBS
  66. Phosphate, serum
  67. Potassium, serum
  68. Progesterone
  69. Prolactin
  70. Protein serum
  71. Prothrombin time (PT)
  72. PSA total
  73. RA factor
  74. Reticulocyte Count
  75. Semen Analysis
  76. SGOT/AST
  77. SGPT/ALT
  78. Sodium, Serum
  79. Sputum Culture and Sensitivity
  80. Stool Culture and Sensitivity
  81. Stool Occult Blood
  82. Stool Routine
  83. TC, DC, Hb
  84. Testosterone Total
  85. TSH
  86. Thyroid Function Test (Free TFT)
  87. TIBC
  88. TORCH IgM and IgG Profile
  89. Triglyceride
  90. Urea, serum
  91. Uric acid, serum
  92. Urine Culture and Sensitivity
  93. Urine Pregnancy Test
  94. Urine Routine
  95. Vaginal Smear Examination
  96. VDRL
  97. VitamIN-B12
  98. Vitamin D (25-Hydroxy)
  99. Widal Test

Molecular Test

  • Bacterial Meningitis Panel
  • Bacterial Pneumonia Comprehensive panel
  • Bacterial paneumonia panel-1
  • Bacterial Pneumonia panel-2
  • BKV, CMV, EBV Viral Load
  • Chlamydia trachomatis DNA PCR
  • Dengue and Chickengunya
  • Dengue Differentiation
  • Dermatitis Comprehensive Panel
  • Dermatitis panel-2
  • Dermatitis panel-1
  • Flu Differentiation
  • HBV Viral load
  • HCV Genotyping
  • HCV Viral load
  • Hepatitis B Virus Molecular Detection
  • HLA B27 PCR
  • HPV Genotyping
  • Human Papilloma Virus (16 and 18)
  • Neonatal sepsis panel-1
  • Neonatal Sepsis Comprehensive Panel
  • Neonatal sepsis panel-2
  • Neuro Virus Comprehensive panel
  • Neuro virus panel-1
  • Neuro virus panel-2
  • Neuro virus panel-3
  • Neuro virus panel-4

Respiratory Infection Comprehensive Panel

  • Respiratory virus panel-1
  • Respiratory virus panel -2
  • Respiratory virus panel -3
  • Respiratory virus panel -4
  • Respiratory virus panel -5

STD Urethritis Comprehensive Panel

  • STD Urethritis panel -1
  • STD Urethritis panel -2
  • STD Vaginal Infection Comprehensive Panel
  • STD Vaginal Infection panel-1
  • STD Vaginal Infection panel-2
  • TB PCR/ GeneXpert- Sputum
  • TB PCR/ GeneXpert -Urine
  • TB PCR/ GeneXpert -CSF
  • Tropical Fever Panel-1
  • Tropical Fever Panel-2
  • Viral Meningitis Comprehensive Panel
  • Viral Meningitis Comprehensive Panel
  • Viral Meningitis Panel-1
  • Viral Meningitis Panel-2
  • Zika Virus

Keynotes on Medical Lab Tests

  1. Medical lab tests can be used to diagnose and monitor a wide range of medical conditions, from infections and chronic diseases to genetic disorders and cancer.
  2. Lab tests can help doctors determine the most appropriate treatment plan and monitor the effectiveness of treatment over time.
  3. Patients may need to prepare for certain lab tests by fasting or avoiding certain medications or activities before the test.
  4. It is important to follow the instructions of the healthcare provider or lab technician regarding any necessary preparations for a lab test.
  5. Lab test results should always be interpreted in the context of the patient’s medical history, symptoms, and other factors.

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