Search Results

showing 10 of 117 results

Growth Hormone

  • Test
Describes how the growth hormone (GH) test is used, when a GH test is ordered, and what the results of a growth hormone test might mean
Read More

EGFR Mutation Testing

  • Test
Describes how epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation testing is used, when EGFR mutation testing is ordered, and what the results of EGFR mutation testing might mean
Read More

About Testing.com

  • Page
Learn about Testing.com, an educational web resource for patients and caregivers on clinical laboratory testing.
Read More

Genetic Tests for Targeted Cancer Therapy

  • Test
Genetic tests for targeted cancer therapy detect mutations (changes) in the DNA of cancer cells. Knowing whether the cancer has a particular mutation can help guide the type of treatment that a person receives. The presence or absence of certain mutations can predict who may benefit from certain drugs and who is not likely to respond.
Read More

KRAS Mutation

  • Test
KRAS mutation testing is used to help guide treatment of metastatic colon cancer or non-small cell lung cancer. A tumor that has KRAS mutations may not respond to targeted cancer therapy.
Read More

Hormone Testing for Women

  • Page
Hormone testing in women and people assigned female at birth helps assess pregnancy, infertility, thyroid problems, abnormal menstruation, and menopause.
Read More

Bacterial Wound Culture

  • Test
A bacterial wound culture is primarily used, along with a Gram stain and other tests, to help determine whether a wound is infected and to identify the bacteria causing the infection.
Read More