laboratory test

S100

What is S100? S100 is a specialized protein that is made by many different types of normal, healthy cells including cells in the skin, salivary glands, fat, cartilage, and nerves. Tumours that start from these types of tissue may also make S100. Once the S100 protein is made, it is held in both the nucleus …
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How to read your blood culture report

What is a blood culture? A blood culture is a laboratory test performed to look for microorganisms such as bacteria or fungus in your blood. Why is a blood culture test performed? Healthcare professionals perform a blood culture test when they have reason to believe that a person may have microorganisms, such as bacteria or …
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