Tests & Procedures

Tests and Procedures: H

  • HLA Antibody

    This test looks for a certain antibody made by your immune system. The test is done if you need an organ transplant.

  • HLA Antigen

    This test looks at the human leukocyte antigens (HLA) in your blood. It helps match donors and recipients for stem-cell and organ transplants.

  • HLA-B27 Antigen

    This test looks for a certain protein made by your immune system. The test can help tell whether you have an autoimmune disease.

  • Holter Monitor

    The Holter monitor is a type of electrocardiogram (ECG) used to record an ECG tracing of the heart continuously for 24 hours or longer.

  • Home Epley Maneuver

    The home Epley maneuver is a type of exercise help that helps to treat the symptoms of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). You can do this exercise at home.

  • Homocysteine

    This test measures levels of homocysteine in your blood. At high levels, it can damage the lining of arteries and encourage blood clotting.

  • Hospital Discharge

    Hospital discharge is when you are allowed to leave a hospital after treatment. It involves working with a discharge planner who will help you understand the next steps and how to care for yourself at home.


    This test finds out if you have DNA from the herpes simplex virus in your nervous system. It can help diagnose encephalitis and meningitis.

  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    This test looks for the virus that causes genital warts and cervical, throat, and anal cancer.

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Wound Healing

    Wounds need oxygen to heal properly, and exposing a wound to 100% oxygen can, in many cases, speed the healing process.

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