Blood tests are used to rapidly get information about your general health. They are also essential for the diagnosis of suspected medical conditions. For example, for the identification of immunodeficiency or causes of bronchiectasis.
Based on the information obtained during your consultation Dr José will discuss with you the blood that should be done.
Blood tests can be taken at all clinic location sites at the time of your consultation or when attending for other investigations. If there are special requirements for more specialist tests then Dr Dr José will make you aware of these.
Most test results are available within a couple of hours but more specialist tests can take longer.
Genetic tests are available to look for mutations in genes that cause known congenital respiratory disease. These include tests for: