This group of tests measures the level of sugar, electrolytes and waste products in the blood.
This group of tests measures blood levels of sugar, electrolytes and waste products in the blood. It may be done as part of a regular checkup or to check for diabetes, kidney disease or other problems.
In an adult, the blood sample is usually taken by placing a needle in a vein in the arm. In a baby or child, the sample may be taken by pricking a finger or the heel.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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