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Viral Load

Your viral load gives you an idea of how much of the HIV virus is in your body. The test measures the number of HIV copies in a milliliter of blood.

Posted October 2, 2022 by Anusha ‐ 3 min read

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Dexamethasone Suppression Test

The dexamethasone suppression test (DST) is used to assess adrenal gland function by measuring how cortisol levels change in response to oral doses or an injection of dexamethasone. It is typically used to diagnose Cushing's syndrome.

Posted October 2, 2022 by Anusha ‐ 2 min read

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Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), also known as nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, is a non-invasive, ionizing-radiation-free analytical technique that has been used to study metabolic changes in brain tumors, strokes, seizure disorders, Alzheimer's disease, depression, and other diseases affecting the brain.

Posted October 2, 2022 by Anusha ‐ 3 min read

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CD4 Count

A CD4 count is a blood test that measures the number of CD4 cells in a sample of your blood. CD4 cells are a type of white blood cell. They're also called CD4 T lymphocytes or helper T cells.That's because they help fight infection by triggering your immune system to destroy viruses, bacteria, and other germs that may make you sick.

Posted October 2, 2022 by Anusha ‐ 4 min read

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Rheumatoid Factor Test

If you have the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, such as pain, swelling, and stiff joints, your doctor may use the rheumatoid factor blood test to help diagnose it.

Posted October 2, 2022 by Anusha ‐ 2 min read

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