Marcela Coelho de Lemos is graduated in Biomedicine by the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) in 2017, and a member no.08598 of the Regional Council of Biomedicine of Pernambuco (CRBM-PE).
Marcela also has experience with Clinical Analyzes and Biosafety, Risk prevention and Infection Control in critical units.
You can find more about Marcela on Linkedin.
- Leukocytes: what are they and what's their ideal count Leukocytes, also known as white blood cells, are the cells responsible for defending the body against infections, diseases, allergies and colds, being part of each person\'s immune...
- What do high or low creatinine levels mean?
- What do cortisol levels mean and how to exam them
- What can changes in hemoglobin mean
- What are eosinophils and the causes for count changes
- What are lymphocytes, counts and types
- How to interpret HIV testing results
- Blood types and how donation works
- Syphilis test (VDRL)
- High prolactin levels: symptoms, causes and treatment
- How to interpret low or high TSH values
- What is an ALT Alanine Aminotransferase test and how to interpret the results
- How to interpret a direct and indirect bilirubin test
Mais de Marcela Lemos
- Mites: What can they cause and how to eliminate them Mites are small animals, belonging to the class of arachnids, which can be found frequently at home, especially in mattresses, pillows and cushions, being considered one of the main... Updated in 17/09/2019
- Candida auris: main symptoms and treatment Candida auris is a type of fungus that is causing concern in the health community because of the difficulty in treatment. Updated in 13/09/2019
- How to interpret HIV testing results The HIV test is intended to detect the presence of the HIV virus in the body and should be done at least 30 days after exposure to risk situations, such as unprotected sex or contact with blood or... Updated in 11/09/2019
- Ferritin blood test: What can high or low levels indicate Ferritin is a protein produced by the liver, responsible for the storage of iron in the body. Updated in 10/09/2019
- How to interpret low or high TSH values The TSH test is used to evaluate thyroid function and is usually ordered by a general practitioner or endocrinologist to assess whether the thyroid gland is working properly. Updated in 10/09/2019
- Testosterone: What can low levels indicate and how to increase Testosterone is the main male hormone, being responsible for characteristics such as beard growth, voice thickening and muscle mass increase, besides stimulating sperm production, being... Updated in 10/09/2019
- Nitrite in urine: What it indicates and how the test is done A positive nitrite result indicates that bacteria capable of converting nitrate into nitrite were identified in the urine, indicating an urinary tract infection that should be treated... Updated in 10/09/2019
- High prolactin levels: symptoms, causes and treatment Prolactin is a hormone that stimulates the mammary glands to produce breast milk during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Updated in 09/09/2019
- CPK test: purpose and what high or low levels indicate Creatine phosphokinase, known by the acronym CPK, is an enzyme that acts mainly on muscle tissues, the brain and the heart, and its dosage is requested to investigate possible damage to... Updated in 21/08/2019
- ANA Test: what is it, purpose, how to interpret the result The ANA test is a type of test widely used to assist in the diagnosis of autoimmune diseases, especially systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Updated in 13/08/2019