Diagnostic Tests in Manhattan
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Blood Testing / Lab Work
Blood testing or lab work refers to laboratory tests that can be done to analyze a patient’s chemical balances and to determine whether a patient is suffering from certain diseases and medical issues. Blood tests that are commonly performed include:
Infectious disease screening
Blood glucose test
Full blood count test
Food Allergy Testing
Allergy tests are often given to patients who exhibit symptoms of allergies but do not know for sure what they are allergic to. They may also be used to diagnose an underlying allergy that is responsible for headaches, lethargy, or other health problems.
An electrocardiogram, also called an EKG or ECG test, is used to check for cardiovascular (heart-related) problems by measuring the heart’s electrical activity.
Diagnostic Imaging Tests
Diagnostic imaging tests are used by radiologists and other medical professionals who need to view inside the body to locate and diagnose a problem. Some of the tests that are frequently used to diagnose health conditions and sports injuries include:
Metabolic testing is used to help determine your VO2 max and resting metabolic rate, which indicates your body’s ability to consume oxygen as well as how many calories your body burns at rest.