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1 Urine Routine An array of tests performed on urine helps detect alterations in the composition of urine e.g.- protein, blood, sugar, bilirubin in urine or infection
2 Stool Routine A stool analysis is a series of tests done on a stool (feces) sample to help diagnose infection (such as from parasites, viruses, or bacteria), poor nutrient absorption, or cancer
3 Complete blood count (CBC) Anemia, to diagnose infection, bleeding disorders
4 Erythrocyte sedimentation rate(ESR) ESR is increased by inflammation or infection
5 Chest X-ray Radiograph of the chest used to diagnose conditions affecting lungs, pleura
6 Australian Antigen (HbsAg) Hepatitis B infection or carrier state
7 G-6-PD enzyme A genetic deficiency of G6PD enzyme predisposes to haemolysis. Advice to restrict certain drugs is needed
8 Blood Group Self-explanatory
9 Spirometry (PFT) Lung function test, specifically measures the amount (volume) and/or speed (flow) of air that can be inhaled and exhaled. Helpful in assessing conditions such as asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, and COPD
10 Diabetes evaluation - Fasting, Post prandial Blood Sugar, Random Blood sugar level Blood sugar level, Diabetes check
11 Glycosylated Hb Gives 3 month blood sugar average
12 ECG ECG is used to measure the rate and regularity of heartbeats, as well as size and position of the chambers, and the presence of any damage to the heart
13 Stress Test Continuous ECG recorded during exercise on Treadmill. It aids in detection of coronary artery disease (Heart functional capacity, blockages in heart blood vessels)
14 2D Echo Evaluates the pumping capacity of heart, condition of valves and thickness of heart muscle
15 Lipid Profile - Cholesterol, HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Triglycerides, Chol./ HDL Ratio This is used to identify hyperlipidemia (various disturbances of cholesterol and triglyceride levels), many forms of which are recognized risk factors for cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular diseases
16 Liver Profile or Liver Function Test Bilirubin, SGPT, SGOT, Gamma GT, Serum Protein, Albumin, A/G Ratio, Alkaline Phosphatase These tests can be used to (1) detect the presence of liver disease, (2) distinguish among different types of liver disorders, (3) gauge the extent of known liver damage, and (4) follow the response to treatment
17 Kidney Profile Creatinine, Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN), Uric Acid, Serum Calcium, Sodium, Potassium Overall assessment of Kidney function. High Calcium and Uric acid levels may be associated with certain diseases
18 Vitamin D Diagnosis of vitamin D deficiency in adults. Investigation of suspected vitamin D intoxication.
19 BMD Bone Mineral Densitometry Absolute amount of bone as measured by bone mineral density testing generally correlates with bone strength and its ability to bear weight, detection of Osteoporosis/ Osteopenia
20 USG Abdomen and Pelvis A Sonography of upper abdomen and pelvis is carried out to detect - Liver, Gall bladder, Pancreas, Spleen, Kidney, diseases of pelvic organs uterus, ovaries (in females), prostrate (in males)
21 Mammography It is an x-ray of the breast which shows the fatty, fibrous and glandular tissues. The purpose of screening mammography is breast cancer detection.
22 Physician Consultation & Review* Medical history, physical examination, Consultation with physician doctor along with reports
23 Surgical Consultation (for males)* Check up for hydrocoele, hernia, piles (males)
24 Gynecology Consultation (for females)* Gynec history, Physical examination for breast (for abnormal discharges/ lumps), uterus & ovaries carried out. Further investigations, if required, are advised. PAP Smear sample collection
25 PAP Smear (for ladies) Cervical/Vaginal Cancer detection and Pre-cancer lesions
26 ENT Consultation* Ear Audiometry test to check hearing ability, Nose-blockages if any, Throat tonsils, gland abnormalities
27 Dental Consultation* General dental hygiene conditions, requirement for procedures if any are advised
28 Ophthalmology Consultation* Colour blindness, Vision, eye abnormalities
29 Mantoux test (for children) Tuberculosis
30 Prostrate Specific Antigen Prostrate Cancer screening test
31 Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Thyroid related problems

*The Consultations are ONLY screenings. For any procedures/ tests as a result of these screenings, you will be required to make an additional payment and a separate appointment may be required for the same.