What’s included in the Foreign Student Screening 1 at Healtopedia:
▸Blood film (Malaria parasites)
Blood is smeared onto a glass microscope slide and analysed microscopically for malarial parasites.
▸Opiates and Cannabinoids
What is this test for?
This test gives a comprehensive overview of your kidney health. Abnormalities can highlight early signs of urinary tract dysfunction, diabetes or liver dysfunction
To screen for amphetamine drug abuse, to monitor someone with a substance abuse problem, to monitor compliance with prescribed medications, or to detect and evaluate drug intoxication or overdose.
▸ RPR (with titre & THPA if reactive)
This test is a screening test for Syphilis.
Infectious Disease Screening
▸ HIV I & II (Ag & Ab)
This test can indicate if someone is infected with HIV. Early detection can prevent the infection developing into AIDS (acquired immudificiency syndrome). Patients who are undergoing treatment for HIV & AIDS will also benefit from this test, as it can guide the efficacy of their current treatment.
▸ HBsAg & HBsAb
This test can screen or diagnose for Hepatitis B infection or determine if you are immune. It can also monitor your condition if you have existing Hepatitis.
▸ Hep C Antibodies
This test can screen or diagnose for Hepatitis C infection or determine if you are immune. It can also monitor your condition if you have existing Hepatitis.
A full comprehensive report with complete tests breakdown will be made available in soft and hard copy within 24-48 hours. Any abnormalities or discrepancies will be highlighted. You will then be offered the opportunity to see a medical specialist who will review the results with you within 24 hours of receiving your report.
Fasting : please fast for 10 hours prior to your blood test. No food or drinks are allowed, however water is permitted.
Women : for more accurate results, it is recommended that you do this test 3 days before or 3 days after menstruation.
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