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Health Illustrated Encyclopedia 17-hydroxycorticosteroid urine test
17-OH corticosteroids; 17-OHCS How the Test is Performed: A 24-hour urine sample is needed. You will need to collect your urine over 24 hours . Your health care provider will tell you how to do this. Follow instructions exactly so that the results are accurate. How to Prepare for the Test: The health care provider will instruct you, if necessary, to stop medicines that may interfere with the test.
Health Illustrated Encyclopedia 17-Ketosteroids urine test
17-ketosteroids are substances that form when the body breaks down male steroid sex hormones called androgens and other hormones released by the adrenal glands in males and females, and by the testes in males. How the Test is Performed: A 24-hour urine sample is needed. You will need to collect your urine over 24 hours . Your health care provider will tell you how to do this. Follow instructions exactly to ensure accurate results. How to Prepare for the Test: Your health care provider will ask you to temporarily stop any medicines that may affect the test results.
Health Illustrated Encyclopedia 17-OH progesterone
17-hydroxyprogesterone; Progesterone - 17-OH How the Test is Performed: A blood sample is needed. Most of the time blood is drawn from a vein located on the inside of the elbow or the back of the hand. In infants or young children, a sharp tool called a lancet may be used to puncture the skin.
Health Illustrated Encyclopedia 24-hour urinary aldosterone excretion rate
Aldosterone - urine How the test is performed: A 24-hour urine sample is needed. On day 1, urinate into the toilet when you get up in the morning.
Health Illustrated Encyclopedia 24-hour urine copper test
Quantitative urinary copper How the test is performed: A 24-hour urine sample is needed. On day 1, urinate into the toilet when you get up in the morning. Afterwards, collect all urine in a special container for the next 24 hours. On day 2, urinate into the container when you get up in the morning. Cap the container. Keep it in the refrigerator or a cool place during the collection period.
Health Illustrated Encyclopedia 24-hour urine protein
Urine protein - 24 hour How the Test is Performed: A 24-hour urine sample is needed: On day 1, urinate into the toilet when you get up in the morning. Afterward, collect all urine in a special container for the next 24 hours. On day 2, urinate into the container when you get up in the morning. Cap the container. Keep it in the refrigerator or a cool place during the collection period.
Health Illustrated Encyclopedia 25-hydroxy vitamin D test
25-OH vitamin D test; Calcidiol; 25-hydroxycholecalciferol test How the test is performed: A blood sample is needed.
Health Illustrated Encyclopedia 5'-nucleotidase
5'-NT How the Test is Performed: Blood is drawn from a vein, usually from the inside of the elbow or the back of the hand. The site is cleaned with germ-killing medicine (antiseptic). The health care provider wraps an elastic band around the upper arm to apply pressure to the area and make the vein swell with blood.
Health Illustrated Encyclopedia 5-HIAA
HIAA; 5-hydroxyindole acetic acid; Serotonin metabolite How the Test is Performed: A 24-hour urine sample is needed. On day 1, urinate into the toilet when you get up in the morning. Afterwards, collect all urine in a special container for the next 24 hours.
Health Illustrated Encyclopedia A1C test
HbA1C test; Glycated hemoglobin test; Glycosylated hemoglobin test; Hemoglobin glycosylated test; Glycohemoglobin test How the Test is Performed: A blood sample is needed. Two methods are available: Blood drawn from a vein ( venipuncture ). This is done at a lab. Finger stick. This can be done in your health care provider's office.
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