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3 ANCA Test

The full form of ANCA is anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies.  This test can detect the occurrence of specific auto-immune diseases like Wegener’s Granulomatosis, Churg-Strauss Syndrome, Microscopic Polyangitis and so on.  The test is performed by separating the type of white blood cell called neutrophils.  Dye is applied to... more info

Sperm Mucus penetration test

Sperm Mucus Penetration test is performed so as to check whether the man’s sperm can travel through cervical mucus or not. This test is usually conducted when a patient is being tested for infertility that is directly and indirectly related to a man’s sperm and woman’s mucus. Samples of man’s semen and woman’s cervica... more info

Male Infertility and Sperm Penetration Assay

We all know that infertility is known as an inability of male and female to conceive even after having sufficient sexual intercourse. Sometime, it may not lead to pregnancy even though couples try to have unprotected sex throughout the year. In this article, we shall discuss about male infertility and the possibility of overcoming the problem usin... more info

Tests For Congenital Genetic Disorders

First of all, let us understand problems caused by congenital disorder in young people or adults. About 25% of perinatal deaths per year are caused by congenital disorder. Genetic disorder or congenital malfunctions can be diagnosed during early pregnancy. Tests for congenital disorders can be diagnosed using various invasive and non-invasive techn... more info

Hydroxyindole Acetic Acid

Serotonin is a neurotransmitter hormone in the human brain. It plays a significant role in transferring nerve impulses from the brain and also enables the narrowing of blood vessels.   Tryptophan is the amino acid responsible for producing serotonin.  The 5-Hydroxyindole Acetic Acid (5-HIAA) is the chief product of serotonin&rs... more info

Digital Rectal Examination

The examination of the lower rectum through digital data is called as digital rectal exam. The doctors use lubricated glove to check for abnormalities inside the rectum. Let’s have a look at how the digital rectum exam is performed. First of all, the outer region of the anus is examined for haemorrhoids or fissures. This has to be done under... more info

Dihydroxy Vitamin D

The 1,25 Dihydroxy-Vitamin D blood test is conducted to identify the Vitamin D levels in your body and whether you have received it the right level of supplement. The test is conducted on a blood sample drawn from the vein. There is no preparation time or regime required. The test is sometimes called the Calcitriol Test Who is tested for vitam... more info