During an annual wellness exam, our physician may request certain blood tests to help better assess your health status. Lab work will be used to establish a baseline of your kidney and liver function,plus cholesterol and blood sugar levels. There are also lab tests available to determine your vitamin and mineral levels as well as the hormonal levels in women and men. Specific lab tests for the detection of certain cancers may also be ordered. Specialty laboratory services are available for the following conditions:
Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C
Blood tests will vary based on your age, gender, any chronic medical diagnosis and family history.
A panel of 14 blood tests which serves as an initial broad screening tool to assess your liver function, kidney function, sugar level, electrolyte and protein in your blood.
Complete Blood Count
Evaluates the three major types of cells in the blood; red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
Measures lipid-fats and fatty substances used as a source of energy in your body. This test determines the amount of cholesterol in your blood. Those with high cholesterol are at risk for heart disease. Cholesterol levels are managed by eating a heart-healthy diet low in saturated fats along with medication.
Measures several different components of urine such as electrolytes, enzymes glucose, hormones, minerals, and proteins.
Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Level
Used is early detection of prostate cancer. (for men only)
Used in detecting ovarian cancer. (for women only)
Evaluates antinuclear antibodies (ANA). A test for antibodies (ANA) is common in people who are suspected of having an autoimmune or connective tissue disorder.
Used to help evaluate thyroid gland function and to help diagnose thyroid disorders.
Vitamin D level
Low levels of vitamin D can contribute to increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease, impaired cognition in older adults, asthma and cancer. Adequate levels are very important for healthy bones.