Biochemical blood test in «Medicine»
Lab blood tests are a convenient and reliable way to assess organ function and metabolic characteristics. Quite often, it becomes necessary to conduct several diagnostics at once, which makes it possible to get an overall picture of the state of health. In this situation, the best solution is a comprehensive blood test, which includes all the main clinical and biochemical parameters.
A biochemistry blood test is one of the basic diagnostics required when taken by many specialists.
Indications for appointment
A biochemical blood test is a common laboratory examination that allows you to diagnose the condition and performance of internal organs: liver, kidneys, pancreas, gallbladder, etc. The method also makes it possible to collect information about metabolism, to identify the need for trace elements.
The basic table with the results of blood sampling includes:
- total protein;
- total bilirubin;
- direct bilirubin;
- enzymes (aspartate aminotransferase-AST, alanine aminotransferase-ALT);
- electrolytes (potassium, sodium, chlorine);
- cholesterol (cholesterol).
In addition to the basic indicators, the doctor can prescribe a leukocyte formula (the ratio of different forms of leukocytes in percent) and a calculation of the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR).
Indications for appointment by a doctor
The specialists of our clinic recommend taking blood biochemistry at least once a year, even for people who have no complaints about their health. Thus, you can always detect problems in time; prevent the formation of chronic diseases.
A biochemical analysis is prescribed by a doctor for infectious and somatic diseases.
If you want to get the most truthful result, then you should adhere to some rules:
- take a biochemical blood screening is necessary on an empty stomach;
- do not drink liquids other than water;
- reduce physical activity and eliminate some products;
- exclude the use of drugs, as well as physiotherapy and chemotherapy, which is prescribed before blood donation for analysis;
- abstain from smoking in two hours.
More than 50 different biochemical tests are performed in the own laboratory of the clinic of Medicine. They allow for accurate diagnosis of symptoms of diseases of internal organs. Over 30 indicators are performed in urgent mode (Cito) within two hours from the moment the blood tube arrives at the laboratory.
All biochemical tests are performed on a modern analyzer. To conduct this examination, it is enough to contact the treatment room of any of our clinics. Details, including the features of preparation for the analysis, the timing of their implementation, including in Cito mode, you can check by phone.