Hepatitis and HIV (AIDS) are common types of sexually transmitted diseases (STD). Hepatitis & HIV can be transmitted via contact of infected fluids on open wounds. Who should get tested?
– People who engage in unprotected sex
– People with multiple sexual partners
– People who donate blood or receive blood transfusions
– People working in the sex industry
– A man who has sex with other men
– People infected with HIV
– Healthcare workers
▸ Lipid Function Profile
This is an in depth test showing levels of various cholesterols and fatty acids in your blood. High cholesterol predisposes to heart disease, stroke and diabetes. This test is also helpful to guide patients on existing cholesterol lowering medication – to gauge if they are on adequate medication.
This test can screen or diagnose for Hepatitis A, B & C infection or determine if you are immune. It can also monitor your condition if you have existing Hepatitis.
Infectious Disease Screening
This test can indicate if someone is infected with HIV. Early detection can prevent the infection developing into AIDS (acquired immudificiency syndrome). Patients who are undergoing treatment for HIV & AIDS will also benefit from this test, as it can guide the efficacy of their current treatment.
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