Usually there is only one record of reference range interval for each test procedure.
It is similar to the way, for instance, your physician chooses to record your weight during an examination. He can decide to note your weight in pounds or in kilograms. Your laboratory report may show different units of measurement than we have in Medical Tests Analyzer and the naming can be updated as well. Medical Tests Analyzer provides default values of reference ranges and units of measurement for each lab test procedure that produces quantitative results. In this same way, labs may choose to use different units of measurement for your test results. The units of measurement that labs use to report your results can vary from lab to lab. By using the tool you will be able to adjust the reference ranges and units of measurement and store them. However it can be specified several interval records for different ages and genders. Regardless of the units that the lab uses, your results will be interpreted in relation to the reference ranges supplied by the laboratory. The units of measurement along with reference ranges that labs use to report your results can vary from lab to lab. Some lab test parameters such as Calcium (Ca), Sodium (Na), Potassium (K) and others can be measured in mmol/L (or mEq/L) or in mg/dl. You can adjust measurement units naming and reference ranges as well. By using the 'Reference Ranges' interface you are able to update name of measurement units and the parameter's reference range.
It can also find out if you have a disease, even if you have no symptoms.
A Pap test is a type of screening test for cervical cancer
Monitor a disease and/or treatment. It is also sometimes used to diagnose the disease.
Check your overall health. Lab tests play an important role in your health care. A laboratory (lab) test is a procedure in which a health care provider takes a sample of your blood, urine, other bodily fluid, or body tissue to get information about your health. Your health care provider may order one or more lab tests to:
Diagnose or rule out a specific disease or condition
An HPV test is an example of this type of test. Your provider may order tests of various organs and systems to see if there have been changes in your health over time. It can give your health care provider important information about your overall health and risk for certain diseases.If you've already been diagnosed with a disease, lab tests can show if your condition is getting better or worse. Testing can help find health problems before symptoms appear.
A complete blood count is a type of routine test that measures different substances in your blood. But they don't provide a complete picture of your health. Other tests provide more general information about your organs and body systems. A screening test can show if you are at a higher risk for getting a specific disease. It can also show if your treatment is working.
A blood glucose test is a type of test that is used to monitor diabetes and diabetes treatment. Some lab tests are used to help diagnose, screen, or monitor a specific disease or condition. It can show you whether or not you have an HPV infection
Screen for a disease. Lab tests are often included in a routine checkup. Your provider will likely include a physical exam, health history, and other tests and procedures to help guide diagnosis and treatment decisions.
Lab tests are used in many different ways.