What's included in the MALE – Foreign worker screening 2 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
▸ ABO Blood Group & Rh(D)
This test is conducted to categorise your blood type and group, alongside your Rhesus status. It is important to know your blood type to prevent the risk of you receiving an incompatible blood type at a time of need, such as during a blood transfusion or during surgery.
▸ 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.
▸ Hep Bs Antigen (HBsAg)
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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