White blood cell differential test A white blood cell differential test can be used to assess the body's ability to respond to and fight infection. The test can also determine the severity of allergic reactions and reactions to medications.
Potassium test A potassium test measures the amount of potassium in blood serum (the fluid part of your blood). Potassium is a mineral that has a number of uses including: assisting in the communication between nerves and muscles
Isovaleric acidaemia Isovaleric acidaemia (IVA) is a rare, but potentially serious, inherited condition. It means the body can’t process the amino acid leucine (amino acids are 'building blocks' of protein). This causes a harmful build-up of substance in the blood and urine.
Electrolyte test An electrolyte test can help determine whether there's an electrolyte imbalance. Electrolytes are salts and minerals found in the blood, such as sodium, potassium, chloride and bicarbonate, which can conduct electrical impulses in the body.
Chloride test A blood chloride test may be part of a regular physical examination or it may be used to help identify the cause of unexplained symptoms such as repeated vomiting, diarrhoea or breathing problems.
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