To evaluate the health of your kidneys; to help diagnose kidney disease; to monitor the effectiveness of dialysis and other treatments related to kidney disease or damage
To evaluate the health of your kidneys; to help diagnose kidney disease; to monitor treatment for kidney disease
To determine whether your sodium level is within normal limits; to help evaluate electrolyte balance and to help determine the cause of and monitor the treatment for illnesses associated with […]
The test may also be used to monitor or diagnose conditions related to abnormal potassium levels. These conditions include kidney disease,high blood pressure, and heart disease.
To determine if there is a problem with your body’s electrolyte balance or acid-base (pH) balance and to monitor treatment; as part of a routine health checkup
To monitor uric acid levels when undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment; diagnose the cause of kidney stones and to monitor those with gout who are at risk of developing such stones
This test measures the amount of calcium in the blood or urine, which reflects the amount of total and ionized calcium in the body.
To evaluate the level of phosphorus in your blood and to aid in the diagnosis of conditions known to cause abnormally high or low levels of phosphorus ( disorders related […]
To help detect a condition causing tissue damage, such as a blood or liver disease, and to monitor its progress
Parathyroid hormone (PTH) helps the body maintain stable levels of calcium in the blood. It is part of a feedback loop that includes calcium, PTH, vitamin D, and, to some extent, phosphorus (phosphate) […]