Can blood tests performed during a doctors appointment detect any infections within the body?
- Country GIRLLv 75 months ago
NO since the health care provider has the test sent to a lab to get tested then you have to waite for the results however the blood work can help tell a HCP the issues going on in a body.....
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this can asses chemicals, cells, enzymes, components, risk of heart disease, infections, kidney functions, liver function, inflammation, anaemia, iron deficiency, B12 loss, hamedysis, responding bone marrow, cardiac enzymes in blood.Source(s): nurse a long road but worth every step")
- 5 months ago
Yes they can. Bbbbbbbbb
- Anonymous5 months ago
they have to run a lot of tests,they will even have you shitting over a salad strainer and thoroughly root through the steaming dung by hand. AH HAH.....you were eating peanuts wernt you?
- SimplytheFACTSLv 75 months ago
if they test for the specific infections, sometimes a blood cell count will be off indicating an infection, but not say which one
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- 5 months ago
Yes but it depends what kind of test they are doing.
If they are looking for infection then yes they will find it.Source(s): I am a Pro
- PippinLv 75 months ago
An actual infection will USUALLY result in an elevated white count.
Some infections which cause inflammation could also cause abnormal results in tests that measure inflammation.
- BlondeLv 75 months ago
Yes. I have a rare condition. I am reliant on blood tests as they show almost everything. It depends on which panels the doctor orders. Mine focuses on blood counts, red and white which elevated white count means infection. Ask for a hard copy be sent to you snail mail direct from the lab. Then you can go on-line an see what each blood count means. For me, my potassium is constantly low...I have to take prescription potassium daily to keep the count ‘within’ normal range. But bloodworks also can test kidney function, liver function, sugar levels, and more. :)
- mokrieLv 75 months ago
Each test must be asked for by the doctor. Every test is different.