News tagged with blood test

Related topics: protein · cancer · prostate cancer · women · biomarker

Taking blood without a needle

EPFL-based startup Loop Medical is working on a needleless device to take pain-free blood samples at home. The company has just signed a partnership agreement with Cerba HealthCare to develop this unique product and bring ...

Feb 19, 2018
popularity22 comments 0

Blood test

A blood test is a laboratory analysis performed on a blood sample that is usually extracted from a vein in the arm using a needle, or via fingerprick.

Blood tests are used to determine physiological and biochemical states, such as disease, mineral content, drug effectiveness, and organ function. Although the term blood test is used, most routine tests (except for most haematology) are done on plasma or serum, instead of blood cells.

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Subscribe to rss feed