A urinalysis is a collection of physical, chemical, and microscopic tests performed on urine. Several components in the urine are detected and/or measured by the tests, including byproducts of normal and pathological metabolism, cells, cellular fragments, and microorganisms. The kidneys, two fist-sized organs at the bottom of the ribcage on either side of the spine, … Read more

Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

Bone marrow is the soft, sponge-like substance that creates blood cells inside the body’s major bones. The techniques of bone marrow aspiration and biopsy are used to collect and assess the cells and structure of the bone marrow. Bone marrow is made up of a fibrous network that is filled with fluids and has a … Read more