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a serologic analysis of a sample of blood

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Ours is the first study to show that these blood tests could be used to predict relapse.
While promising alternatives to the traditional blood draw exist today, including Theranos, consumer awareness is low; only 19% of people are aware of new blood tests that require only a few drops of blood from a finger prick.
But when those who received mailed colonoscopy and stool blood tests in both study groups were compared, those who received the tailored phone call had higher screening rates than those who did not.
After analyzing five major past studies of the value of PSA blood tests being part of routine screenings, the task force concluded that little, if any, reduction in deaths from prostate cancer has been associated with the practice.
During my recent hospital ordeal, I would have hated to think that I neglected to have annual blood tests done, and as a result, my heart might be slowly dying from oxygen starvation because I failed to take preventive measures.
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust has installed a senior hospital phlebotomist one day a week at the superstore at Great Bridge, West Bromwich, to ease the strain caused by the 38,000 monthly blood tests it carries out.
Mr Woodhead, 62, said: "It's strange that we can't get blood tests done at Waterloo surgery when the smaller surgery in Kirkheaton does them.
THE latest move comes after Coventry Teaching Primary Care Trust controversially scrapped 14 blood clinics around Coventry in January, meaning patients had to travel to University Hospital, Walsgrave, or the Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital site, in the city centre, for their blood tests.
The findings fueled a virtual boom in PSA blood tests ordered by doctors around the country,
Liz Wooding, laboratory support and patient services manager, said: "The phlebotomists have been working extremely hard to ensure all the blood tests are carried out as quickly as possible and have managed to reduce the waiting times even though they are dealing with more people.
Van der Burg's team used CA 125 blood tests to detect the recurrence of ovarian tumors in 113 women over an average of seven years.
For 30 years, Beckman Coulter has been a market leader in fecal occult blood tests (FOBT) and in colorectal cancer screening.
In a pilot study, they conducted blood tests on 25 alcoholic men from 18 to 52 years old and 24 nonalcoholic men with no family history of the disorder, ranging in age from 20 to 48 years.
The Company's unique OSV blood tests should enable cattlemen to quickly and cost-effectively identify susceptibility of cattle to various disease conditions such as Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD), which is estimated to cost the cattle industry more than $1 billion annually.
Though the whole procedure takes an hour, automation allows on-site processing of as many as 800 to 1,000 blood tests per hour at an average cost of about a penny per pound of meat involved, according to Diane Oliver, president of Idetek, the San Bruno, Calif.