Tropical Sprue tests
Tropical Sprue

Tests could include:

  • A fecal culture is a laboratory test used to determine if bacteria, which can cause infection or disease, are present in your digestive tract. By testing your stool, your doctor can determine the type of bacteria present and prescribe the right an...
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  • A stool ova and parasites (O&P) test is used to detect parasites and eggs in the intestines. This is a relatively easy and common examination. You produce the sample on your own at home and the stool is then analyzed in a lab.
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  • Test and diagnose prostate cancer with a prostate biopsy, a urinanalysis, a digital rectal examination or a physical exam. Learn more!
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  • Your doctor may find they need a sample of your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy.
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  • Phosphorus is an important part of several of your body's processes. It helps with bone growth, energy storage, and nerve and muscle production.
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  • Find information on why a serum albumin test is performed, how to prepare for the test, what to expect during the test, and how to interpret results.
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  • A serum magnesium test is a blood test that measures the amount of magnesium in your blood.
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  • A potassium test is used to measure the amount of potassium in your blood. Potassium helps to move waste out of cells and nutrients into cells. This electrolyte is essential to proper muscle and nerve function. Even minor increases or decreases in...
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  • 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 ...
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  • An endoscopy is a procedure in which your doctor uses specialized instruments to view and operate on the internal organs and vessels of your body.
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