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Chemistry Tests

(ALT) Alanine Aminotransferase Elevated levels indicate liver disorders Chemistry
(ALP) Alkaline Phosphatase Elevated levels indicate bone or liver disorders Chemistry
(ABG's) Arterial Blood Gases Determine the acidity or alkalinity and O2 and CO2 levels of the blood Chemistry
(AST) Aspartate Aminotransferase Elevated levels indicate myocardial infarction or liver disorders Chemistry
(BUN) Blood Urea Nitrogen Elevated levels indicate kidney disorders Chemistry
(BNP) Brain Natriuretic Peptide Elevated levels indicate congestive heart failure Chemistry
(Ca) Calcium Mineral associated with bone, musculoskeletal or endocrine disorders. Chemistry
(CK) Creatine Kinase Elevated indicate myocardial infarction or other muscle damage. Chemistry
Creatine kinase (CK) isoenzymes Determine the extent of muscle or brain damage (elevated in myocardial infarction) Chemistry
(GGT) Gamma-glutamyltransferase Elevated levels indicate diabetes mellitus Chemistry
(GTT) Glucose tolerance test Detects diabetes mellitus or hypoglycemia Chemistry
Hemoglobin A1C Monitors diabetes mellitus Chemistry
Hemoglobin (Hgb) electrophoresis Detects abnormal hemoglobins Chemistry
(HDL) High-density lipoprotein (Good) Assesses coronary risk Chemistry
(LD [LDH]) Lactic dehydrogenase Elevated levels indicate myocardial infarction or lung or liver disorders Chemistry
Lipase Elevated levels indicate pancreatitis Chemistry
(LDL) Low-density lipoprotein (Bad) Assesses coronary risk Chemistry
(P) Phosphorus Mineral associated with skeletal or endocrine disorders Chemistry
(PSA) Prostate-specific antigen Screening for prostatic cancer Chemistry
(Li) Lithium Monitors antidepressant drug Chemistry
Creatinine Clearance Urine and serum test to measure glomerular filtration rate Chemistry
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