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Biochemical Laboratory Tests

Urine test strip

Definition Have you seen a doctor because of fever, having to urinate more often than usual, pain or burning during urination, frequent sensation of having to urinate, even when the bladder is empty, cramping and pressure in lower abdomen or lower back and foul smelling urine, cloudy or bloody urine? …

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Myth of Blood Donation

Blood is a major body fluid that maintains life. It makes up about 7% of the human body weight. Blood plays important roles in carrying nutrient, electrolytes, hormones, antibodies, oxygen and others throughout the body. Blood comprises different components such as white blood cells, red blood cells, platelets and plasma.

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Insulin Measurement

Introduction Insulin is a hormone secreted by the beta cells of the pancreas. Insulin is stored inside the beta cells of the pancreas which known as Islet of Langerhans. In our body, function of insulin are; Regulation the uptake and utilization of glucose Regulation protein synthesis and triglycerides storage Main …

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Are you pregnant?

Introduction Every married women want to be pregnant. Pregnancy is the period of time when a fetus develops inside a woman’s uterus ends with the birth of the infant. Pregnancies typically involve a variety of clinical laboratory tests. The tests provide useful information from the time pregnancy is first considered …

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Estimation Of Glomerular Filtration Rate

Introduction Kidneys are vital organs responsible for filtering out waste substances through urine excretion. Healthy kidneys can produce an average between 1 – 2 litres urine per day. The kidneys have ultrafilters called glomerulus. These glomerulus filter blood circulating the body and allow only waste substances known as urea and …

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Cannabis

What is cannabis? Cannabis is a plant that has three species. Cannabis sativa is the species that produce chemicals known as cannabinoids. The major cannabinoid of cannabis is ?-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and is the main psychoactive substance that contributes to the hallucinogenic effect of cannabis. Cannabis is the most widely cultivated, …

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Cardiac Biomarkers

Introduction Cardiac biomarkers are substances that are released by the heart into the blood as a result of myocardial injury, where the heart is damaged or stressed. Measurements of these cardiac biomarkers are used to help diagnose acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and cardiac ischemia, conditions associated with insufficient blood flow …

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Trace Elements

Introduction Trace elements are important to the biological structures. In analytical chemistry, a trace element is an element that has an average concentration of less than 100 parts per million (ppm) measured in atomic count or less than 100 micrograms per gram. While in biochemistry, trace element is a dietary element in very minute quantities required for the growth, …

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