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Laboratory Testing Catalog


Name Description Requisites Delivery
Alpha-fetoprotein Detects testicle and liver cancer Minimum fast of 4 hours 4 hrs.
Antibody against the bacteria Helicobacter Pylori It is the bacteria (microbe) responsible for causing most duodenal and stomach ulcers and many cases of inflammation of the stomach (chronic gastritis). Minimum fast of 8 hours 4 hrs.
Bleeding and Coagulation Measures the time observed between the creation of a wound and the interruption of the hemorrhage. Does not require fasting 1 hr.
Blood chemistry Study that helps us to evaluate glucose levels in blood, and assesses renal function. Minimum fast of 8 hours 2 hrs.
Blood Count The results reflect inconsistencies in the volume of liquids such as: dehydration or blood loss, infections, allergies, problems of coagulation and destruction of red blood cells. Does not require fasting 2 hrs.
Blood cultures Search for gram negative or gram positive bacteria in the blood. Call the laboratory for indications 72 hrs.
CA 125 Detects ovarian cancer Minimum fast of 4 hours 4 hrs.
CA 15-3 Detects breast cancer Minimum fast of 4 hours 4 hrs.
CA 19.9 Detects pancreatic cancer Minimum fast of 8 hours 1 week
Cardiac enzymes These enzymes are responsible for measuring if you are starting a heart attack or to monitor the infarction. Minimum fast of 4 hours 3 hrs.
Coprological Broader examination since a physical, chemical and microscopic examination is performed on feces, looking for parasites, bacteria or viruses (rotavirus) Stool sample 1 hr.
Coproparasitoscopico Search for stool parasites Stool sample 1 hr.
Direct Coombs Auxiliary in the diagnosis of a hemolytic anemia, certain autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus, malignant diseases such as chronic lymphocytic anemia, lymphomas. The test is also used to diagnose hemolytic disease in newborns. Does not require fasting 3 hrs.
Eosinophils When there are symptoms such as coughing fits, difficulty in breathing, wheezing in the chest, tearing and / or runny nose, to confirm if they are related to allergies or parasitic infections (worms). Does not require fasting 2 hrs.
Febrile reactions They are a set of tests that serve as its name indicates to diagnose diseases that occur with fever, such as typhoid fever (salmonella), brucellosis (rippling fever, malt fever) and rickettsiosis (q fever, spotted fever rocky mountains). Minimum fast of 4 hours 1 hr.
Globular sedimentation It can be used to control the outcome of treatment, especially in inflammatory diseases (for example, rheumatic or autoimmune diseases). Does not require fasting 2 hrs.
Group and RH. It is a method to tell you what type of blood you have and to know if you can donate or receive a blood transfusion safely. Does not require fasting 1 hr.
Hepatitis markers Test is used for the detection of hepatitis A, B and C viruses Does not require fasting 2 hrs.
Hidden blood stool In search of colon cancer, ulcers or bleeding digestive tract Stool sample, requires diet 3 days before the exam call lab 1 hr.
High sensitivity CRP It is used to identify inflammations and infections of the organism. Minimum fast of 4 hours 3 hrs.
Hormone profile This study is carried out to evaluate patients in a fertility treatment, problems with menstrual period and menopause. Minimum fast of 4 hours 5 hrs.
Human papilloma virus by hybridization Test that detects the human papilloma virus that causes condyloma or cervical cancer 24-hour sexual abstinence, no douching 15 days
I.E. Cells Their finding supports the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus and evaluation of autoimmune diseases. Requires 8 hours fast 3 days
Lipid profile The profile provides detailed information about the amount of good and bad cholesterol found in the system. It helps decrease the chances of heart attacks and strokes. Minimum fast of 12 hours 3 hrs.
Monotest The rapid test for mononucleosis looks for 2 antibodies in the blood that appear during or after infection by the virus that causes mononucleosis (kissing disease) Minimum fast of 4 hours 2 hrs.
Pharyngeal culture Search for gram positive or gram negative bacteria that affect tonsils or respiratory system Call the laboratory for indications 72 hrs.
Platelets Platelets are the smallest cells that can be found in the blood. Its main function is to stop the hemorrhage, being the first line of defense that our body has helping to plug the wound. Does not require fasting 1 hr.
Prenatal profile This profile must be carried out every trimester of pregnancy, at least it helps us to monitor the health of the mother to have a healthy baby. Minimum fast of 8 hours 2 hrs.
Preoperative profile Profile needed to perform pre-surgical evaluation Minimum fast of 8 hours 2 hrs.
Prostatic profile This test is used to diagnose and monitor prostate cancer. Minimum fast of 4 hours, 24 hours of sexual abstinence, no exercise the morning the test is performed 3 hrs.
Prothrombin time It is a blood test that measures the time it takes the liquid proportion of the blood (plasma) to clot. It does not require fasting. It is important to tell if you are taking anticoagulant medicine 1 hr.
Quantification of HCG The quantitative measurement of this hormone helps determine the exact age of the fetus and can also diagnose abnormal pregnancies, such as ectopic pregnancies, molar pregnancies and potential spontaneous abortions. It is also used as a germ cell tumor marker. Minimum fast of 4 hours, in case of emergency it is done without fasting 2 hrs.
Red Formula Determine the parameters related to the erythrocyte. (anemia) Does not require fasting 2 hrs.
Reticulocytes To determine if the bone marrow works properly and responds correctly to the needs of the body. Does not require fasting 2 hrs.
Serum electrolytes Evaluate dehydration. Minimum fast of 4 hours 2 hrs.
SMAC-48 This test is one of the most complete because it assesses our system in general (anemia, infections, diabetes, lipids, liver, heart, thyroid) Fast from 8 to 12 hours 4 hrs.
Thick drop It is to identify blood parasites. Mainly we can find plasmodium SPP, leishmania SPP, trypanozoma cruzi, toxoplasma gondii and the micro filarias. Does not require fasting 2 days
Thromboplastin Time It is a test to evaluate the time it takes blood to clot; It can help to establish if a person has bleeding or coagulation problems. It does not require fasting. It is important to tell if you are taking anticoagulant medicine 1 hr.
Thyroid profile The thyroid profile is used to evaluate thyroid function and helps in the diagnosis of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Minimum fast of 4 hours 3 hrs.
Tumor markers They are used for the detection of cancer in different areas of the body Minimum fast of 4 hours 4 hrs.
Urethral culture Search for gram positive or gram negative bacteria in the urethra. Call the laboratory for indications 72 hrs.
Urinalysis In the urinary tract infections are ruled out and assesses the functioning of the kidney. Urine with 1 hr.
Uroculture Search for gram positive or gram negative bacteria of the urinary tract Call the laboratory for indications 72 hrs.
Vaginal culture Search for gram positive or gram negative bacteria in vaginal secretions. Call the laboratory for indications 72 hrs.
Various crops Search for gram negative or gram positive bacteria. Call the laboratory for indications 72 hrs.
White Formula Determine the parameters related to leukocytes. Does not require fasting 2 hrs.