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Laboratory Tests

  • Complete Blood Count: It measures several components of blood to evaluate your overall health and can help to diagnose anemia, infections or certain disorders.
  • Urine Test: These tests are performed to look for certain nutrients, hormones, blood cells or microorganisms in the urine.
  • Cholesterol Screening: This test detects high levels of cholesterol in the blood that can lead to atherosclerosis, where cholesterol builds up in the artery walls causing heart disease.
  • Thyroid Function Test: It involves a series of blood tests to check how well your thyroid gland is working.
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG): An electrocardiogram is a diagnostic tool to measure and record the electrical activity of the heart to assess its functionality.
  • Metabolic Stress Test: Metabolic stress testing is a screening tool used to evaluate cardiopulmonary function.
  • Pulmonary Function Test: Also called spirometry or lung function test, it measures your ability to breathe and how efficiently gas is exchanged between your lungs and the rest of your body. Various lung conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, lung infections, emphysema, allergies, and lung cancer can be diagnosed by pulmonary function testing.
  • Liver Function Test: This test determines the health of your liver, gallbladder and bile ducts.
  • Imaging Tests: Imaging techniques such as X-ray, CT-scan or MRI help your doctor to view images of the internal structures of the body.
  • Bone Density: A bone density test is performed in all postmenopausal women with fractures. Women under the age of 65, depending on their risk factors, should be screened for osteoporosis.

Alexandria Medical Associates

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6355 Walker Lane,
Suite 303,
Alexandria, VA 22310

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