Tests & Procedures

Tests and Procedures: H

  • Haemophilus Influenzae Antibody

    This test measures the amount of anti-Hib IgG iantibody in your blood. The test can find out how well your body has responded to the Hib vaccine.

  • Haptoglobin

    This test measures the level of a protein called haptoglobin in your blood. Low levels may mean that you have a type of anemia.

  • HCG (Blood)

    This test is the gold standard for determining whether you are pregnant. It shows that you are pregnant before an imaging test, such as an ultrasound, can do so.

  • HCG (Urine)

    This test measures the amount of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) in your urine. It can tell whether you are pregnant within days of a missed period.

  • HDL Cholesterol

    This test measures the amount of HDL ("good") cholesterol in your blood. It's one of several tests that can determine your risk for heart disease.

  • Heart Transplant

    A heart transplant is surgery done to remove the diseased heart from a person and replace it with a healthy one from an organ donor.

  • Heart Valve Repair or Replacement Surgery

    Heart valve repair or replacement surgery is a treatment option for valvular heart disease. When heart valves become damaged or diseased, they may not function properly. Conditions which may cause heart valve dysfunction are valvular stenosis and valvular insufficiency (regurgitation).

  • Helicobacter Pylori Antibody

    This test measures the levels of Helicobacter pylori antibodies in your blood. The test can help find out whether your peptic ulcers are caused by these bacteria.

  • Helicobacter Pylori Culture

    This test is used to find out if you are infected with Helicobacter pylori bacteria.

  • Helicobacter Pylori Urea Breath

    This is a breath test that checks for H. pylori, a common infection that can cause ulcers and other stomach irritations.

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