Septicemia tests

Tests could include:

  • A blood culture is a fairly routine test that checks for bacteria, yeast, and other microorganisms in the blood. The test is relatively simple for the patient and involves a simple blood draw. A laboratory tests the blood sample and the results ar...
  • A complete blood count, or CBC, measures several components of your blood and can help diagnose a broad range of conditions, from anemia and to cancer.
  • A white blood cell (WBC) count measures the number of white blood cells in your blood. A WBC differential determines the percentage of each type of white blood cell present in your blood. A differential can also detect immature white blood cells o...
  • A urine culture is a test that can detect bacteria in your urine. Bacteria can enter the urinary tract through the urethra and cause urinary tract infections.
  • Coagulation tests measure your blood's ability to clot and how long it takes. Testing can help assess your risk of excessive bleeding or developing clots.
  • A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes waste and toxins. The system that takes care of that is broadly called the excretory ...
  • Your red blood cells transport oxygen and carbon dioxide - blood gases - throughout the body. The oxygen and carbon dioxide levels of your blood and the pH balance of your blood can indicate the presence of certain medical conditions, such as card...
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