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Gastric Function Test

Overview and Classification
In this lecture ´´ Gastric Function Tests´´ are explained. Section one is about “Overview and Classification”. In the beginning of this session a chemical examination of gastric contents is performed. The chief constituents of gastric juice are then explained by the educator. This follows by a brief discussion about errors in collection of samples.

Examination of Resting Contents
Section two is about ‘’ Examination of Resting Contents “. In this section, the examination of the resting contents is performed based on volume, consistency and color. The educator then demonstrates the examination in blood, mucus and bile and concludes the session by explaining the free and total acidity and organic acids.

Fractional Gastric Analysis
Section three is about ‘‘Fractional Gastric Analysis”. GEBT Test procedure is elaborated at the start of this session. After that, the test meals and sample collection is explained. The educator then discusses the results and interpretation of these tests with the analysis of Hyperchlorhydria, Achlorhydria and Achylia Gastrica.

Stimulation Tests
Section four is about ‘Stimulation Tests’’. This session revolves around different stimulation tests including caffeine and alcohol stimulation. The educator then talks about the histamine stimulation test. In the end, insulin stimulation test is explained.

Section five is about Pepsinogen. Serum pepsinogen is explained in the start of this session. Tubeless Gastric Analysis is demonstrated by the educator, who then concludes the lecture by explaining the clinical significance of these screening tests.

Afridi, Maham
  • Academics: MS
  • Specialization: Medical Genetics
  • Current: Research Scholar
  • University: NUST
  • Location: Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Clinical / Teaching Years: 2 / 1
  • Course: Biochemistry
  • Course: Microbiology

Ms. Maham Afridi joined Quaid E Azam University as a research scholar in 2017, Before that she served in Core lab of National University Science and Technology Islamabad. She also served in Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in their department of Immunology, where her major roles were detection of antibodies and other immunology tests, genetic counselling etc.  

Ms. Maham has full command on Genotyping of human genes, Risk assessment of genetic disorders, Diagnostic tests (TyphiDot, ELISA, Allergy tests), HPLC, PCR, Immunohistochemistry, Cell and tissue staining, Bacterial culturing, Cell culturing, DNA extraction, SDS PAGE, Gel Electrophoresis, Spectrophotometry.

Ms. Maham was awarded by Pak China Business forum in Recognition for poster presentation.  Currently she is working as research assistant for HEC project in NUST.

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