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Blood Tests and Results - What the doctor’s comments mean

Normal, No Action - This means that the doctor has looked at the result and deemed it to be within the normal range for the test and so no further investigation or treatment is needed.

Minor Variation, Not Significant - This means that the doctor has looked at the result and deemed it to be very close to the normal range for the test and the result is not concerning. Some patients have consistently out of range results that are “normal” for them.

Abnormal, Continue on Current Medication - This means that the result may be within or outside the normal range but there is no reason to change current treatment according to test result(s).

Stable, To Monitor - This means that the doctor has looked at the result and deemed them stable and the result is not concerning so will just monitor result(s) and patient.

Abnormal, Make GP Appointment for Review - Not Urgent - This means the doctor would like to speak to you to explain the result(s) but it is not urgent.

Abnormal, Make GP Appointment Soon - This is similar to the above but the doctor wishes to explain the result(s) as soon as possible. The practice will also try to contact you.

 

Abnormal, Make Nurse Appointment for Review - Not Urgent - This is similar to the above but the doctor wishes for the nurse to explain the result(s) as it may just be for your chronic disease monitoring.

MSU - On correct treatment - This means infection has been confirmed but you are already on the correct treatment.


 

MSU, Prescription Issued To Collect Infection confirmed, need to collect medication from your usual place of choice.

Abnormal, Please Repeat Test - This is because the test is inconclusive therefore a second test is necessary to compare.

 
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