Complete Blood Count (CBC)
To determine your general health status; to screen for, diagnose, or monitor any one of a variety of diseases and conditions that affect blood cells, such as anemia, infection, inflammation, bleeding disorder or cancer
Complete Metabolic Panel (CMP)
Provide important information about the current status of your kidneys, liver, as well as electrolyte and acid/base balance and levels of blood glucose and blood proteins; to monitor known conditions, such as hypertension, and to monitor the use of medications to check for any kidney- or liver-related side effects.
Lipid/Cholesterol Panel (Cholesterol, Triglycerides, LDL, HDL)
To assess your risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD); to monitor treatment
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
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, water is permitted.