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Thyrocalcitonine sérique ou calcitonine

Serum Calcitonin or Thyrocalcitonin

Indications: Hormonal assay is useful in the diagnosis of medullary thyroid cancer. Principle: Thyrocalcitonin is a 32 amino acid peptide synthesized by the thyroid parafollicular C ...
Taux de prothrombine (temps de Quick) et INR (international normalized ratio)

Prothrombin Time and INR (International Normalized Ratio)

Indications: Used to be a bleeding disorder, whether congenital or acquired, examination serves primarily to monitor patients on oral anticoagulant treatment based on anticoagulants. These ...
Tri-iodothyronine

Triiodothyronine

Indications: This is to assess thyroid function, eg detect hyperthyroidism. Principle: T3 is from 80% by deiodination of T4. Some free T3 is present in the normal state in the blood: ...
Thyroxine totale (T4)

Total thyroxine (T4)

Indications: The review is needed in the suspected diagnosis of hyper- or hypothyroidism. Principle: T4 is the main hormone secreted by the thyroid, the free form is the only active. Technique: Blood ...
Test de la sueur

Sweat Test

Indications: This is to detect in children with cystic fibrosis or cystic fibrosis. Principle: To do this, we must highlight a sweat secretion abnormally rich in sodium chloride. The ...
Spermogramme

Spermogram

Indications: This is the first review to humans during the etiological research of infertility. Principle: The review is to examine a semen sample under a microscope after measuring ...
PSA (antigène prostatique spécifique)

PSA (prostate specific antigen)

Indications: The dosage of the circulating antigen secreted by prostate glandular cells can detect a cancer, to assess the stage to follow the change. Found in any other tissue, its ...
Protéinurie de Bence-Jones

Proteinuria Bence Jones

Indications: The review is an essential element of research myelomas. Principle: Protein Bence-Jones is a dimer of light chains (kappa or lambda) of immunoglobulins. It is present in ...
Plombémie

Blood Lead

Indications: The main interest of the examination is to detect lead poisoning, whether occupational or environmental origin (or former habitat near an industrial site. Principle: Lead ...
Natrémie

Natremia

Indications: The review for the determination of main extracellular cation (sodium, Na), himself a good indicator of body hydration. For example, in cases of diarrhea and chronic vomiting, ...
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