What does 'blood urea nitrogen' indicate in a lab test report?
The BUN test measures the amount of urea nitrogen in your blood. Urea nitrogen is a waste product that your kidneys remove from your blood.
It is important to do blood work, especially KFT to prevent kidney damage. If you have an existing kidney disease or ailment then the dye given during MRI might worsen your kidney functioning.
The TORCH screen is a group of blood tests. These tests check for several different infections in a newborn. The full form of TORCH is toxoplasmosis, rubella cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex, and HIV. However, it can also contain other newborn infections.
The Widal test is an advanced test to check for antibodies that your body makes against the salmonella bacteria that causes typhoid fever.