Tests & Procedures

Tests and Procedures: H

  • Hematocrit

    This test measures how much of your blood is made up of red blood cells. Too many or too few red blood cells can cause health problems.

  • Hemoglobin

    This is a blood test to find out how much hemoglobin is in your blood. You may need this test if you have anemia or symptoms of anemia.

  • Hemoglobin (Fetal)

    Fetal hemoglobin is one of many types of hemoglobin in the blood. High levels may mean you have thalassemia, myeloid leukemia, or sickle cell anemia.

  • Hemoglobin C

    This test can find out whether you have hemoglobin C disease, a blood disorder. Hemoglobin C causes hemolytic anemia, which is similar to sickle cell disease.

  • Hemoglobin S

    This test looks for an abnormal type of hemoglobin called hemoglobin S in your blood. This type of hemoglobin can be a sign that you have sickle cell disease.

  • Hepatitis A Antibody

    This test finds out whether you are infected with the hepatitis A virus. Hepatitis A is one of five hepatitis viruses, all of which can infect the liver.

  • Hepatitis B Core Antibody

    This test looks for antibodies called IgM in your blood. The test is used to find out whether you are actively infected with the hepatitis B virus.

  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigen

    This test looks for hepatitis B surface antigens in your blood. The test is used to find out whether you have a recent or long-standing infection from the hepatitis B virus.

  • Hepatitis C Antibody

    This test determines whether you are infected with the hepatitis C virus, a virus that attacks the liver and can lead to liver disease.

  • Hepatitis Panel

    This test finds out whether you have a hepatitis infection. It looks for infection by one of several hepatitis viruses.

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