Articles in Category: Diseases And Tests

Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT)

on Thursday, 09 February 2012. Posted in Diseases And Tests, Must Have Tests Written By:

Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT)

Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT), is used for the detection of Gestational diabetes.Gestational diabetes is a condition in which women without previous diagnosis of diabetes exhibit high blood glucose levels during pregnancy, especially in the last 3 months. This is caused when the body of a woman does not produce enough insulin required during pregnancy, leading to increased blood sugar levels.

Skin Prick Test

on Thursday, 09 February 2012. Posted in Diseases And Tests, Must Have Tests Written By: Shruti Gaddam

Skin Prick Test

Skin prick test is a test that helps in finding out if a person is allergic to certain allergens. This is one of the most common allergy detecting tests.

Different people suffer from different allergies. The precise allergen that causes allergy is very difficult to detect since a person comes into contact with and eats a number of things every day. Skin prick test is a test that helps in determining allergens. Given below is an overview of the test.