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Laboratory tests

Do you know what a colonoscopy is and why it is indicated?

Colonoscopy is an exploration that allows direct visualization of the entire large intestine (colon and rectum) and also, if necessary, the final part of the small intestine. It is performed by means of the Colonoscope.

What is Electromyography and what is it used for?

Electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies are tests that measure the electrical activity of muscles and nerves. They are used to help diagnose a variety of muscle and nerve disorders.

Stool test, what is it used for

The stool test is diagnostic test that is used in medicine for the study of digestive system's alterations mainly. It consists of collecting a small quantity of stool for after be analyzed in the laboratory.

What is a urine test and when is it done?

The urinalysis is an exam which is frequently used in medicine because it does not involve great discomfort, is very cheap and can provides a lot of useful information.

Blood test

Blood test is one of the most used medical tests and one of the most important in clinical practice. It consists in the extraction of a small amount of venous blood from the patient, which is after transported to the laboratory for be analyzed.

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