Complete Blood Count (CBC)
To determine general health status. To screen for, diagnose, or monitor a variety of diseases and conditions that affect blood cells, such as anemia, infection, inflammation, bleeding disorder, or cancer.
Complete Metabolic Panel (CMP)
To assess the status of kidneys, liver, electrolyte, and acid/base balance, levels of blood glucose, and blood proteins. To monitor the treatment of kidney, liver, and other related conditions.
Lipid or Cholesterol Panel (Cholesterol, Triglycerides, LDL, HDL)
To assess the level of fat components in the blood, elevation contributes to the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. To monitor treatment.
Hemoglobin A1C (Diabetes Blood Test)
To screen and identify those at risk of developing diabetes. People with known Diabetes use to monitor treatment.
TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)
To screen for and diagnose thyroid disorders. To monitor treatment of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
To screen for metabolic and kidney disorders, and for urinary tract infections (UTIs).
When to Get Tested
As part of a routine health monitoring laboratory testing at regular intervals and/or when risk factors are present, when prior results showed high-risk levels, monitor effectiveness of treatment, and when signs and symptoms of the disease are present.
A blood sample is obtained by inserting a needle into a vein in your arm and Urine sample collected in a container
Test Preparation Needed
Fasting for at least 8 hours prior to having your blood sample collected i.e sample should be collected before the first meal of the day, only water is permitted. Follow any instructions you are given.