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Phosphorus, Serum in Kolkata

Also known as Phosphorus blood test, Phosphate test
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  1. Overnight fasting is preferred.

Understanding Phosphorus, Serum in Kolkata

What is Phosphorus, Serum in Kolkata?

A Phosphorus, Serum test measures the amount of phosphorus, an important mineral in your body. The test is done to evaluate phosphate levels in case of bone and kidney disease, to determine the cause of the abnormal level of vitamin D, and to monitor the effectiveness of phosphorus and calcium supplementation.

What does Phosphorus, Serum measure?

A Phosphorus, Serum test is used to evaluate the level of phosphorus in your blood. Phosphorus is an inherent component of all living cells in the system and most, 85 percent, is located in the tissues of bones and teeth, while the remaining 15 percent is part of the blood and other soft tissues. Your body obtains its daily phosphorus requirements through dietary sources and under normal conditions, once the necessary amounts of phosphorus are absorbed by the cells and tissues, the remaining is eliminated via the urine.

Besides consuming a wholesome diet enriched with sufficient amounts of phosphorus, it is also important to ensure ample intake of calcium and vitamin D, to maintain overall health.


Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Phosphorus, Serum in Kolkata

Frequently Asked Questions about Phosphorus, Serum in Kolkata

Q. Why do I need a Phosphorus, Serum test?

You may need a Phosphorus, Serum test if you have symptoms of kidney disease, including bone problems, fatigue, weakness, irritability, numbness, bone pain and brittle bones, joint pain, confusion, etc· You may also need this test if your doctor suspects kidney disease or you have uncontrolled diabetes.

Q. Do I need a doctor's prescription before taking a Phosphorus, Serum test?

No, you do not require any prescription before going for a Phosphorus, Serum test. You can book the test at your convenience.

Q. How is a Phosphorus, Serum test performed?

A phlebotomist (a trained professional to perform blood draws) will clean your skin using an antiseptic alcohol cotton swab or wipe and take blood samples from your vein using a needle. The blood sample will be stored safely and transported to the laboratory for analysis.

Q. Is there any risk associated with a Phosphorus, Serum test?

No, Phosphorus, Serum test is generally safe with minimal risks. However, you may feel slight discomfort during blood sample collection but chances of serious complications are extremely rare.

Q. Can I schedule an online booking for a Phosphorus, Serum test in Kolkata?

Yes, you can book a Phosphorus, Serum test in Kolkata with Tata 1mg Labs. The test can be booked easily, is affordable, and comes with an easy-to-understand report.

Q. Is home sample collection facility available for a Phosphorus, Serum test in Kolkata with Tata 1mg Labs?

Yes, home sample collection for a Phosphorus, Serum test is readily available in Kolkata. Tata 1mg Labs allows you to choose a date and time that suits your schedule for sample collection.

Q. How can I schedule a Phosphorus, Serum test with Tata 1mg Labs in Kolkata?

If you want to schedule a Phosphorus, Serum test with Tata 1mg Labs in Kolkata, the procedure is fairly easy and hassle-free. Follow these steps to book a test: 1). Visit the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add the test you want in the cart. 3). Pick a time and date slot according to your convenience; however, do consider the necessary prerequisites while scheduling a test. 4). You will receive a notification with all the details once the test is scheduled.

Q. What is the price of a Phosphorus, Serum test at Tata 1mg Labs in Kolkata?

Tata 1mg Labs is a pocket-friendly platform for booking lab tests in Kolkata. A Phosphorus, Serum test is available at an affordable price of Rs. 209.

Q. What is the estimated turnaround time for the results of a {test-name} test in Kolkata?

At Tata 1mg Labs, we understand the importance of timely results. We strive to provide fast turnaround times for test results, allowing you to get the information you need promptly. On average, we take 15 hours to provide the reports of a Phosphorus, Serum test in Kolkata.
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Phosphorus, Serum test price for other cities

Price inBangaloreRs. 170
Price inNew DelhiRs. 209
Price inMumbaiRs. 209
Price inHyderabadRs. 209
Price inPuneRs. 209
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