Definitions for "Blood tests"
Series of tests on samples of patient's blood that may include a blood count; measurement of sedimentation rate; determination of sugar, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels; diagnosis of presence of infectious organisms; and sometimes special tests of the prostate, such as PSA and PAP assays. Blood tests are sometimes called blood chemistry analysis.
Tests on samples of blood to check general health or to look for specific substances (for example, PSA, HCG and APP levels).
In paternity/parentage matters, a clinical test by a certified laboratory which determines whether the alleged father's blood factors could have combined with the mother's to produce those of the child. Probability results provide evidence for establishment of paternity/parentage.