Blood Tests Directory
Blood tests are laboratory tests that analyze various parts of your blood. The blood is usually extracted from a vein or from a finger tip via a finger prick. The blood tests can analyze physiological and chemical balances in the body and can determine types of diseases a person may have, how effective drugs are and organ function.
Blood Tests to Diagnose Arthritis
WebMD describes the different blood tests used to diagnose arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.
If you’re wondering what you're allergic to, a blood test may be a way to find out. Get familiar with the specifics.
Creatinine and Creatinine Clearance Blood Tests
WebMD explains how creatinine and creatinine clearance tests are used to measure kidney function.
What Is a Blood Urea Nitrogen Test?
Your doctor may order a blood urea nitrogen test, also known as BUN test, to see how well your kidneys are working.