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  1. Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  2. Ambulatory Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  3. Amniocentesis
  4. Antibody and Antigen Tests
  5. Arterial Blood Gases
  6. Arthroscopy and Arthroscopic Surgery
  7. Barium Enema
  8. Barium Swallow/Meal/Follow Through
  9. Biopsy
  10. Blood Clotting Tests
  11. Blood Grouping (Typing)
  12. Blood Test - General Points
  13. Blood Tests to Detect Inflammation
  14. Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration
  15. Bone Scan
  16. Bronchoscopy
  17. CA125 Blood Test
  18. CT Colonography
  19. CT Scan
  20. Cardiac Catheterisation
  21. Cardiac Enzymes and Markers for a Heart Attack
  22. Cardiotocography
  23. Cerebral Angiography
  24. Cervical Screening (Cervical Smear Test)
  25. Chorionic Villus Sampling
  26. Colonoscopy
  27. Colposcopy and Cervical Treatments
  28. Coombs' Test
  29. Coronary Angiography
  30. Cystoscopy
  31. DEXA Scan
  32. DMSA Scan
  33. ERCP
  34. Echocardiogram
  35. Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  36. Electroencephalograph (EEG)
  37. Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration
  38. Endoscopic Ultrasound Scan
  39. Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate
  40. Exercise Tolerance Testing
  41. Faecal Occult Blood Test
  42. Fine-needle Aspiration
  43. Full Blood Count and Blood Smear
  44. Gallium Scan
  45. Gastroscopy (Endoscopy)
  46. Genetic Testing
  47. Glucose Tolerance Test
  48. Hearing Tests
  49. Home and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Recording
  50. Hyponatraemia
  51. Hysterosalpingography
  52. Hysteroscopy
  53. Intravenous Urography (Pyelography)
  54. Kidney Biopsy (Renal Biopsy)
  55. Laparoscopy and Laparoscopic Surgery
  56. Liver Biopsy
  57. Liver Function Tests
  58. Lumbar Puncture
  59. MRCP Scan
  60. MRI Scan
  61. Mammogram
  62. Mediastinoscopy
  63. Micturating/Voiding Cystourethrogram (MCUG/VCUG)
  64. Midstream Specimen of Urine (MSU)
  65. Myocardial Perfusion Scan
  66. Nasoendoscopy
  67. Nerve Conduction Studies
  68. Osmolality, Osmolarity and Fluid Homeostasis
  69. PET Scan
  70. Patch Testing for Contact Dermatitis
  71. Poo (Stool) Sample
  72. Pregnancy - Screening Tests
  73. Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis of Down's Syndrome
  74. Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Test
  75. Radionuclide (Isotope) Scan
  76. Routine Kidney Function Blood Test
  77. Screening Tests in the UK
  78. Screening for Bowel (Colorectal) Cancer
  79. Sickle Cell Trait (Sickle Cell Carrier) and Sickle Cell Screening Tests
  80. Sigmoidoscopy
  81. Skin Prick Allergy Test
  82. Sleep Diary
  83. Sperm Test (Semen Analysis)
  84. Spirometry
  85. Sweat Test
  86. Synacthen Test
  87. Tests for Blood Sugar (Glucose) and HbA1c
  88. Tests for Sexually Transmitted Infections
  89. Thyroid Function Tests
  90. Thyroid Scans and Uptake Tests
  91. Ultrasound Scan
  92. Urine Dipstick Test
  93. Urine Ketones - Meanings and False Positives
  94. Urodynamic Tests
  95. Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
  96. X-ray Test

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