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  1. Cystometric study Cystometric study
    Cystometric study measures the amount of fluid in the bladder when you first feel the need to urinate, when you are able to sense fullness, and when your bladder is completely full. How the Test is Performed You will be asked to void (urinate). The following will be recorded: The time it takes you...
  2. Cystoscopy Cystoscopy
    Cystoscopy is a procedure to see the inside of the bladder and urethra. How the Test is Performed Cystoscopy is performed with a cystoscope -- a specialized tube with a small camera on the end (endoscope). There are two types of cystoscopes: Standard, rigid cystoscope Flexible cystoscope The way ...
  3. Cytochrome b5 reductase Cytochrome b5 reductase
    Cytochrome b5 reductase is an enzyme in the blood. It controls the amount of iron in your red blood cells, and helps the cells carry the normal amount of oxygen. Persons who do not have enough of this enzyme may develop a condition called methemoglobinemia. ...
  4. Cytologic evaluation Cytologic evaluation
    Cytologic evaluation is the analysis under a microscope of cells collected from a part of the body. This is done to determine what the cells look like, and how they form and function. The test is usually used to look for cancers and precancerous changes. It may also be used to look for viral infecti...
  5. Cytology exam of pleural fluid Cytology exam of pleural fluid
    A cytology examination of pleural fluid is a laboratory test to detect cancerous cells in the pleural space, the area that surrounds the lungs. See: Cytologic evaluation How the Test is Performed A sample of fluid from the pleural space is needed. For information on how the sample is obtained, see...
  6. Cytology exam of urine Cytology exam of urine
    A cytology exam of urine is used to detect cancer and inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract. How the Test is Performed A clean catch (midstream) urine sample is needed. For information on how to obtain the sample, see clean catch urine specimen. The urine sample can also be collected during an...
  7. Cytomegalovirus retinitis Cytomegalovirus retinitis
    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is a viral inflammation of the retina of the eye. Causes CMV retinitis is caused by a member of a group of herpes-type viruses. CMV is very common. Most people are exposed to CMV in their lifetime, but typically only those with weakened immune systems become ill from...