A blood test is a laboratory analysis performed on a blood sample that is usually extracted from a vein in the arm using a needle, or via fingerprick.
Reference ranges for blood tests are sets of values used by a health professional to interpret a set of medical test results from blood samples.
A basic metabolic panel measures sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate, blood urea nitrogen (BUN), magnesium, creatinine, and glucose. It also sometimes includes calcium.
Some blood tests, such as those that measure glucose, cholesterol, or for determining the existence or lack of STD, require fasting (or no food consumption) eight to twelve hours prior to the drawing of the blood sample.
In Blood Test Guide App, it provides all kind of information about each element with their Ranges for Normal as well as Clinical persons and more details about the Causes of increase/decrease and more. The most important elements discussed in this application are
Blood Urea Nitrogen
SGPT/ALT & SGOT/AST
White Blood Cells
Red Blood Cells
The contents of this Application are for informational purposes only and are meant to be discussed with your physician or other qualified health care professional before being acted on.
The Ranges, Causes, Clincal Notes & Nutrition are only to provide generic information only & the purpose to provide better explanation for the users to know more accurate about increase & decrease of each elements & empowering to take control of their health.
Never disregard any advice given to you by your doctor or other qualified health care professional. Always seek the advice of a physician or other licensed health care professional regarding any questions you have about your medical condition(s) and treatment(s). This application is not a substitute for medical advice.