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Blood tests A-Z

From the fasting blood glucose test to the prostate (PSA) test, there are many kinds of blood tests. Browse the index and learn how to prepare for your test.

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Blood glucose test

Blood glucose tests, also sometimes called blood sugar tests, are usually used to check for or monitor diabetes.

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C-reactive protein (CRP) test

The C-reactive protein test is a general blood test, which checks for infection or inflammation in the body.

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Thyroid function tests

Thyroid function tests are used to check for a number of thyroid problems. The tests usually include thyroid stimulating hormones (THSs) T4 and T3.

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Understanding pathology tests

Pathology tests help medical professional to prevent, diagnose and manage many health issues. Find out more about understanding pathology tests.

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hCG test

The human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) test is usually used to confirm or monitor a pregnancy.

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Hearing test

Hearing tests can detect and measure the severity of hearing loss. Find out who needs a hearing test, types of hearing tests and how much they cost.

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D-dimer test

The D-dimer test is a blood test used to help check for or monitor blood clotting problems.

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Allergy testing

Suffering from asthma or hay fever? They may be triggered by allergies. Find out more here about allergy testing.

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HbA1c test

An HbA1c is a type of blood test which is used to help diagnose and monitor people with diabetes.

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