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​The following tests are not recommended to the public as there is not enough information or evidence to support the use of these tests.
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S/N

To screen for

Screening test

Cancer​​

1

Breast cancer

Ultrasound Breast (Used in the assessment of a mammographic abnormality, in this case, for females with dense mammograms)

Tumor markers for breast cancer (e.g. CEA and CA15-3)

2

Cervical cancer

Ultrasound Pelvis

Computed Tomography (CT) Pelvis

3

Colorectal cancer

Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA)

Abdominal X-ray (AXR)

CT Abdomen

4

Endometrial cancer

Ultrasound Pelvis

CT Pelvis

5

Gastric cancer

Oesophago Gastro Duodenoscopy (OGD)

6

Liver cancer

Liver Function Test (LFT)

7

Lung cancer

Tumour marker for lung cancer

Chest X-ray (CXR)

Spiral CT scan Evidence currently under review

8

Oesophageal cancer

Oesophago Gastro Duodenoscopy (OGD)

9

Ovarian cancer

Cancer antigen (CA) 125

CT Pelvis

10

Pancreatic cancer

CA 19-9

11

Prostate cancer

MRI prostate

12

Testicular cancer

Testicular cancer tests (e.g. AFP and beta-HCG)

​​Heart and Vascular Disease
​ ​

13

Cerebrovascular disease (Stroke)

MRI / MRA brain

14

Carotid artery stenosis

Duplex Ultrasonography

15

Coronary Heart Disease

CT coronary angiogram

Apolipoprotein B

Homocysteine

Serum uric acid

​Infectious Disease ​ ​

16

Hepatitis A infection

Hepatitis A screen

17

Hepatitis C infection

Hepatitis C screen

​Metabolic, Nutritional, Endocrine and Rheumatology Conditions 
​ ​

18

Diabetes

Glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) Evidence currently under review

19

Gout

Serum uric acid

20

Obesity

Body Fat Measurement

21

Osteoporosis / osteopenia

Serum calcium

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)

Serum phosphate

22

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid factor

23

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus(SLE)

Anti-Double Stranded DNA Antibody (Anti-DS DNA Ab)

Anti-nuclear Antibody (ANA)

Musculoskeletal Disorders​

24

Back pain (Back disorder)

MRI Lumbar Spine

25

Neck pain (Neck disorder)

MRI Cervical Spine

​Obstetric and Gynaecological Conditions ​ ​

26

Menopause

Serum 5-Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)

Serum Estradiol (E2)

Serum Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)

Serum Insulin-growth factor-1 (IGF1)

Serum Progesterone

Serum Testosterone

​​Vision and Hearing Disorders ​

27Age-related macular degenerationAMD screen (Amsler Grid Chart)

28

Glaucoma

Tonometry

29

Hypertensive retinopathy

Retinal Fundal Photography

30

Vision disorder

Visual acuity and colour vision test

​​Others ​ ​

31

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)

MRI Prostate

32

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Spirometry

33

Purpose of identification

The following tests are for the purposes of identification rather than for health reasons.

  1. Blood group
  2. Rhesus factor