Tests & Procedures

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  • ACTH (Blood)

    This blood test measures the amount of adrenocorticotripic hormone (ACTH) the pituitary gland produces.

  • Activated Coagulation Time

    ACT is a blood test that measures how long it takes your blood to clot.

  • Activated Partial Thromboplastin Clotting Time

    This test clocks the amount of time it takes for your blood to form a clot. You may need this test if your doctor suspects that you have a bleeding disorder.

  • Adult Lead (Blood)

    This test measures the levels of lead in your blood. You may be exposed to lead on your job or through lead-based paint used in your home.

  • Albumin (Blood)

    This test measures the amount of the protein albumin in your blood. The test can help diagnose liver and kidney problems.

  • Albumin (Urine)

    This test looks for a protein called albumin in your urine. The test is used to check for kidney damage or disease.

  • Alcohol Septal Ablation

    Alcohol septal ablation is a minimally invasive procedure for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a condition in which your heart muscle is abnormally thick. The purpose of the procedure is to decrease your symptoms and to reduce future complications.

  • Aldosterone and Renin

    This blood test measures levels of aldosterone and renin.

  • Alkaline Phosphatase

    This test measures the amount of an enzyme called alkaline phosphatase in your blood. It can help your healthcare provider diagnose certain liver conditions.

  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin

    This test checks to see if a liver disorder or lung disease is caused by a genetic disorder call alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.

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