Laboratory and diagnostic tests are an integral component o to diagnose conditions and diseases. Research and evaluate the laboratory or pathology test(s) or procedure(s) assigned to you by your instructor from the following list: the highlighted topic is what the assignment needs to be work on.Cardiac enzymes, Cerebrospinal fluid analysisCulture and sensitivity (C&S), Stool culture, Fecal occult blood test (FOBT)Prostate-specific antigen (PSA), Radioimmunoassay (RIA)Thyroid tests (TSH,T4, T3)Metabolic panel (calcium, chloride, CO2, total, creatinine)Metabolic panel (glucose, potassium, Urea nitrogen (BUN), Sodium)Arterial blood gases (pH, pCO2,pO2,O2 saturation)Venous blood gases (pH, pCO2,pO2,O2 saturation)Lipid Panel (Cholesterol, HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Triglyceride)Hematology panel (WBC, RBC, Hgb, Hct)Leukocyte differential (Neutrophils, IG, Lymphocytes)Leukocyte differential (Monocytes, Eosinophils, Basophils) Urinalysis (specific gravity, pH, protein, Bilirubin, Ketones)Coagulation tests( Pro thrombin, thrombin, fibrinogen, D-DIMER)
Your initial discussion post should thoroughly cover the laboratory or pathology test or procedure that you have been assigned and include the following information:Test nameSpecimen needed for the test (blood, urine, etc.)Normal range by patient agePanic levelFactors that affect resultsTypical conditions or monitoring for which the diagnostic test is ordered.A minimum of four conditions or diseases that utilize the test for diagnostic purposes.
All references used must be cited in correct APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Your post must contain a minimum of 200-250 words.