About Blood test (Procedures)
A blood test is a laboratory analysis performed on a blood sample that is usually extracted from a vein in the arm using a needle, or via fingerprick. Blood tests are used to determine physiological and biochemical states such as disease, mineral content, drug effectiveness, and organ function.
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|As needed Apr 07 - 07, 2009|
|Every Other Week Sep 09, 2009 - Last Update|
|Stopped Course of treatment ended Apr 7, 2009|
Apr 7, 2009
EffectivenessNone (for Increase effect of another treatment)
EffectivenessNone (for thrombocytopenia (low platelet count))
Side effectsMild (uncomfortable, bruising)
BurdenNot at all hard to take