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Also known as screening tests, these are the tests that are performed when someone has no symptoms but could be at risk of a disease or condition. We have grouped these tests according to age - newborn, infants, children, young adults, adults, adults 50+ and the tests used during pregnancy.
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If you’re unlucky enough to find yourself with chest pains in the Emergency Department,
one of the first tests you’ll have is the troponin blood test.
Click on this video to find out how it can show if you’ve had a heart attack.