Specialty: Lab Tests

Tests and Procedures: R

  • Rapid Detection of Respiratory Syncytial Virus

    This test looks at cells taken from fluid in your nose or throat to see if you have respiratory syncytial virus, which attacks the upper respiratory tract.

  • Rapid Influenza Antigen (Nasal or Throat Swab)

    This test is quickly checks for signs of the influenza virus in a sample of secretions from your nose or throat.

  • Rapid Plasma Reagin

    This test looks for signs of syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease that can cause serious health problems if not treated.

  • Red Blood Cell Antibody

    This test looks for antibodies to red blood cells (RBCs) in your blood. These antibodies can cause problems during blood transfusions or, if you're pregnant, with your unborn baby.

  • Red Blood Cell Count

    A red blood cell (RBC) count is a blood test that measures the number of red blood cells, or erythrocytes, in your bloodstream.

  • Retic Count

    This test measures the number of reticulocytes in your blood. It can be used to diagnose anemia and find out why you have a disease.

  • Rh Typing

    Rh typing is very important during pregnancy. If you are Rh negative and your baby is Rh positive, you may have an Rh incompatibility.

  • Rheumatoid Factor (Blood)

    This test measures the level of a substance called rheumatoid factor in your blood. It helps your doctor find out whether you have rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (Blood)

    This blood test is used to look for antibodies that your body makes to fight Rocky Mountain spotted fever, a serious bacterial infection caused by a tick bite.

  • Rotavirus (Stool)

    This stool test is used to diagnose a rotavirus infection, which causes vomiting and diarrhea.

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