Tests & Procedures

Tests and Procedures: H

  • HER2/neu

    This is a tissue test to check for the protein HER2/neu. This protein is present in higher numbers in some breast cancers.

  • Herpes Simplex Virus Antibody

    This test screens for the herpes simplex virus and can help diagnose current and recurrent infections.

  • Herpes Simplex Virus Culture and Typing

    This test looks for which type of herpes simplex virus is causing your infection.

  • Hip Pinning

    A hip pinning is a type of surgery to fix a broken (fractured) hip. Another name for hip pinning is hip fracture repair and internal fixation. Hip pinning uses pins, screws, or plates to help hold broken bones together so they can heal correctly.

  • Hip Replacement Surgery

    Hip replacement (total hip arthroplasty) is surgery to replace a worn out or damaged hip joint. The surgeon replaces the old joint with an artificial joint (prosthesis). This surgery may be a choice after a hip fracture or for severe pain because of arthritis.

  • Hip Resurfacing

    Hip resurfacing is a type of surgery to replace a damaged hip joint. During hip resurfacing, your surgeon makes an incision to access your hip bone and thighbone. Next, he or she trims and caps your femoral head with a smooth metal covering. Your surgeon also removes the part of the damaged bone with the hip bone socket, replacing it with a metal shell.

  • HIV Genotypic Resistance

    This blood test looks at the genetic makeup of a strain of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The test can be useful in planning your treatment for HIV.

  • HIV Viral Load

    This test measure the amount of HIV in your blood. HIV causes AIDS, and this test is used to see how well your HIV treatment is working.

  • HIV-1 Antibody

    The test looks for HIV-1 antibodies in your blood. Your body makes these antibodies when you have been exposed to HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

  • HIV-1/HIV-2 Rapid Screen

    This test looks for HIV infection in your blood or saliva. It can give you results in about 20 minutes.

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