Pernicious Anemia testsPernicious Anemia
Tests could include:
- Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test
- Peripheral Blood Smear
- History and Physical Exam
- Serum Vitamin B12 Measurement
- Schilling Test
- Reticulocyte Count
- Serum methylmalonic acid measurement
- Total Bilirubin Measurement
- Intrinsic Factor Antibody Measurement
- Serum Lactate Dehydrogenase Measurement
- Serum Indirect Bilirubin Measurement
- Antibody to gastric parietal cell measurement
- Serum Folic Acid Measurement
- Bone Marrow Biopsy
A complete blood count, or CBC, is an easy and very common test that screens for certain disorders that can affect your health. A CBC measures several components of your blood and can help diagnose a broad range of conditions, from anemia and infe...
A blood smear is a diagnostic test used to look for abnormalities within the blood. The cell types are examined under a microscope for unusual shapes or sizes. There are three main cells within the blood that the test focuses on: red cells (which ...
The Schilling test is a medical procedure used to determine whether or not you are absorbing vitamin B12 properly. A doctor may choose to order this test if you are suffering from vitamin B12 deficiency, also known as pernicious anemia. This parti...
Reticulocytes are immature red blood cells. A reticulocyte count (also known as a retic count, reticulocyte index, or corrected reticulocyte) is a measurement and percentage of how many reticulocytes are in the blood. This count indicates whether ...
Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate or vitamin B9, which is essential for healthy red blood cells. A folic acid test is usually ordered to check for a lack of folate or Vitamin B9. The procedure consists of a simple blood test. Your doctor ...
A bone marrow biopsy is a procedure that takes a small sample of the marrow inside your bones for testing in a laboratory. This test is used to see if you have an infection, disease, or other problem in your bone marrow. Bone marrow is the spongy ...