Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Common Lab Tests

Tests and Descriptions

QuestionAnswer
A1C (HGBA1C) *Lavender Tube Monitors a persons diabetes and aid in treatment
Amylase *SST, Tiger Top Diagnose and monitor disorders of the pancreas (amy/lip)
ANA *SST, Tiger Top Screens for autoimmune disorders
BMP *SST, Tiger Top Gives basic info about current status of health
BUN (Blood, Urea, Nitrogen) *SST, Tiger Top Evaluates kidney function (bun/creatinine)
CBC *Lavender Tube Broad screening test for disorders such as anemia
CMP *SST, Tiger Top Broad screening test to evaluate organ function
Creatinine *SST, Tiger Top Evaluates kidney function (bun/creatinine)
CRP (C-Reactive Protein) *SST, Tiger Top General marker for infection and inflammation
Dilantin (Phenytoin) *Red Tube Therapeutic drug monitoring (seizures)
ESR (Sedmentation Rate) *Lavender Tube General test for inflammation, not site specific
Ferritin *SST, Tiger Top How much iron is *stored in the body (Iron/Ferr)
Folate *SST, Tiger Top General health and nutrition status, also diagnose causes for anemia (B12/Folate)
Free T4 *SST, Tiger Top Thyroid Function (TSH/FT4)
Hepatic (HFP, LFT, Liver Panel) *SST, Tiger Top Detect, monitor, and evaluate liver function
Hepatitis Panel *SST, Tiger Top Hepatitis A, B, C
Iron *SST, Tiger Top How much iron is *carried in the blood (Iron/Ferr)
Lipase *SST, Tiger Top Diagnose and monitor disorders of the pancreas (amy/lip)
PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) *SST, Tiger Tube Screens for prostate cancer
PT/INR (Prothrombin Time/ PT) *Light Blue Tube Ability of blood to clot (pt/ptt)
PTT (aPTT/Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time) *Light Blue Tube CAUSE of the bleeding or clotting
RPR (Rapid Plasma Reagin) *SST, Tiger Top Screen for Syphilis
T4 *SST, Tiger Tube Thyroid function (TSH/T4)
TSH *SST, Tiger Tube Thyroid function
Vitamin B12 *SST, Tiger Tube Checks for Vitamin B12 deficiencies
Created by: hippiejess419
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards