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General Health.

Whether you’re curious or already aware of your risk factors, our general health tests will give you insight into your personal health.






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Profiles and Panels

Anemia Screen*.


An anemia screen checks your iron status for abnormally high, low or a sufficient supply of iron – a vital oxygen-transporting mineral.

*Fasting required.


Blood Type (ABO/Rh).


Your blood type is one of the most crucial pieces of information a health professional needs in emergencies or transplant situations. If you're unsure of yours, this test will help you find out whether your blood group is A, B, AB or O and whether you’re Rh positive or Rh negative.


Complete Blood Count with Diff (CBC).


Complete blood count is one of the most informative tests because it evaluates your platelets, red and white blood cells, as well as indicators for various diseases and disorders – including anemia and infections.


Comprehensive Metabolic Panel*.


This group of 14 tests will give you important information about the current status of your kidneys, liver, electrolyte and acid/base balance, as well as your levels of blood glucose and blood proteins.

*Fasting required.


Drug Screen.


This urine screen is used to detect the presence of the following illegal drugs and prescription medications:




Folate and vitamin B12 tests are often used to diagnose anemia, neuropathy, and monitor the treatment of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency.

If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, it’s important that you check your folate levels to reduce the risk of birth defects.

*Fasting required.


Iron and TIBC*.


Too little iron can cause anemia, while excess levels can cause medical problems such as liver disease, heart problems and diabetes. Take this test to determine if you have abnormally high, abnormally low or a sufficient supply of iron.

*Fasting required.


Pregnancy Test Qualitative - Serum.


A pregnancy test is commonly used to confirm or rule out pregnancy by detecting the hormone hCG in the blood or urine. A blood test can be done two days before a woman would expect her period to start, but results are the most reliable 10 days after a missed menstrual period.


Prostate Screen (PSA).


The routine PSA test measures the amount of prostate‐specific antigen in the blood. Rising or changing levels of prostate‐specific antigens may be a sign of problems as serious as prostate cancer – the second-most common cancer among men. Prostate cancer can be treated successfully if detected early.


Protime / INR.


Prothrombin time, or PT, measures how long it takes your blood to clot. If you’re taking anticoagulant drugs such as warfarin, this test is used to ensure that the prescription is working properly and that the PT/INR is appropriately prolonged.


Testosterone (Male Only).


Testosterone plays a vital role in a male’s sex drive and development. It also plays a role in building muscles, keeping bones strong and affects the way men store body fat. Testosterone levels even affect your mood. This test is intended for males only and detects abnormal testosterone levels.


Thyroid Screen (TSH).


The thyroid-stimulating hormone test, or TSH, is a blood test used to detect problems affecting the thyroid gland. Altered levels of TSH in the blood may occur in a person exhibiting symptoms of a thyroid disorder, including hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.




This simple test screens for metabolic and kidney disorders by detecting substances such as protein or glucose in the urine. The test can also identify a urinary tract infection (UTI). For the best test results, plan to provide a urine sample in the early morning.


Vitamin B12.


Vitamin B12 is not made by your body so the only way to get it is from consuming animal-based foods or from supplements. The amount of vitamin B12 you need depends on your age, diet, medical conditions and medications you take. A deficiency of vitamin B12 can lead to anemia.


Vitamin D, 25 Hydroxy.


Vitamin D is a hormone that helps maintain normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorous. It aids in the absorption of calcium, which helps to form and maintain strong bones, and modulate neuromuscular, immune and other cellular functions.


Still Have Questions?

What is anemia?


Anemia occurs when the amount of hemoglobin found in the red blood cells drops below normal. Hemoglobin is a protein that is necessary for the transport of oxygen throughout the body. The anemia screen determines the number and characteristics of red and white blood cells, and also looks at your iron status to see if it is abnormally high, low or sufficient. Iron is a vital oxygen-transporting mineral. Too little iron can cause anemia, while excess levels can cause medical problems as well.

What are blood types?


Blood types are based on the antigens on the surface of red blood cells. Two major antigens are the A and B antigens, while another important surface antigen is called Rh. Blood typing detects the presence or absence of these antigens to determine your ABO blood group and Rh type.

What do blood types mean?


The results of blood typing will determine if you are type A, B, AB, or O. It will also determine if you are Rh negative or positive. The results will tell a health care provider what blood or blood components will be safe for you to receive.

Blood Group and Rh Type of Patient
Safe (Compatible) Blood Types for RBC Transfusion
A positive
A positive, A negative, O positive, O negative
A negative
A negative, O negative
B positive
B positive, B negative, O positive, O negative
B negative
B negative, O negative
AB positive
AB positive, AB negative, A positive, A negative, B positive, B negative, O positive, O negative
AB negative
AB negative, A negative, B negative, O negative
O positive
O positive, O negative
O negative
O negative

What is being tested in a CBC?


A CBC is a panel of tests that evaluates three types of cells that circulate in the blood:

Red blood cells: A CBC provides an evaluation of red blood cells, which transport oxygen throughout the body.

  • Red blood cell count by counting the actual number of red blood cells in a person’s body
  • Hemoglobin measures the oxygen-carrying protein in the blood
  • Hematocrit measures the percentage of a person’s total blood volume that consists of red blood cells

White blood cells: A CBC provides an evaluation of white blood cells, which are part of the body’s defense system to fight off infections and reduce inflammation.

  • White blood cell count by counting the actual number of white blood cells in a person’s body
  • White blood cell differential identifies and counts the number of the five types of white blood cells

Platelets: A CBC provides an evaluation of platelets, which are cell fragments that are vital for blood clotting.

  • Platelet count by counting the actual number of platelets in a person’s body
  • Mean platelet volume (MPV) calculates the average size of platelets
  • Platelet distribution width (PDW) reflects how uniform platelets are in size

What are the 14 tests included in the comprehensive metabolic panel?


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  • Glucose - an energy source for the body; can determine your risk for diabetes or a pre‐diabetic condition
  • Calcium - one of the most important minerals in the body; essential for the proper functioning of muscles, nerves, and the heart. It is required for blood clotting and the formation of bones


  • Albumin - a small protein produced in the liver; the major protein in serum
  • Total Protein - measures albumin as well as all other proteins in serum


  • Sodium - vital to normal body processes, including nerve and muscle function
  • Potassium - vital to cell metabolism and muscle function
  • CO2 (carbon dioxide, bicarbonate) - helps to maintain the body’s acid-base balance (pH)
  • Chloride - helps to regulate the amount of fluid in the body and maintain the acid-base balance

Kidney Tests

  • BUN (blood urea nitrogen) - waste product filtered out of the blood by the kidneys; conditions that affect the kidneys have the potential to affect the amount of urea in the blood
  • Creatinine - waste product produced in the muscles; filtered out of the blood by the kidneys so blood levels are a good indication of how well the kidneys are working

Liver Tests

  • ALP (alkaline phosphatase) - enzyme found in the liver and other tissues, bone; elevated levels of ALP in the blood are most commonly caused by liver disease or bone disorders
  • ALT (alanine aminotransferase, also called SGPT) - enzyme found mostly in the cells of the liver and kidneys; a useful test for detecting liver damage
  • AST (aspartate aminotransferase, also called SGOT) - enzyme found especially in cells in the heart and liver; also a useful test for detecting liver damage
  • Bilirubin - waste product produced by the liver as it breaks down and recycles aged red blood cells

Why does someone need a drug screen?


Urine drug testing is suitable for a variety of purposes including pre-employment screening or to detect a potential substance abuse problem. If you have suspicions that a friend or family member may have a drug problem, you may consider asking them to be tested. You may wish to talk to your family doctor prior to testing to advise you on how to follow up if the test result is positive for drug use.

Can this screen detect recent drug use?


Urine drug screenings detect drug use in the previous 24 to 72 hours, but detection times can vary depending on the type of drug that was used.

What is the difference between folate and folic acid?


Folate is the naturally occurring form of the vitamin while folic acid refers to the man-made supplement that is added to food and drinks, but both have the same effects. Folate is found naturally in leafy green vegetables, citrus fruits, dry beans and peas, liver, and yeast.

What is the difference between iron deficiency and anemia?


Iron deficiency is a decrease in the amount of iron stored in the body, while anemia refers to a drop in the number of red blood cells and/or the amount of hemoglobin within the red blood cells. Insufficient levels of iron and iron storage will eventually lead to anemia.

Is a blood test better than a urine test in a home pregnancy kit?


While blood tests and urine tests both check for levels of hCG, in general, blood tests are more sensitive than urine tests and can be done two days before a woman would expect her period to start.

What is PSA?


PSA, or prostate‐specific antigen, is a protein produced by both cancerous and noncancerous tissue in the prostate. The PSA test can detect high levels of PSA that may indicate the presence of prostate cancer or other conditions, such as an enlarged or inflamed prostate.

What is INR?


INR stands for international normalized ratio, a calculation based on the results of a PT and is used to monitor individuals who are being treated with the blood-thinning medication (anticoagulant) warfarin.

What is low testosterone?


Low testosterone, or hypogonadism, is a clinical syndrome that results from the failure of the testes to produce the needed levels of the hormone. Low levels, however, don’t always lead to symptoms. Thus, men aren’t typically tested for low testosterone unless they are experiencing symptoms such as erectile dysfunction, difficulty achieving an orgasm, less-intense orgasm, or low libido. The more symptoms a man has, the more likely he is to have low testosterone.

What causes low testosterone?


Low testosterone levels are associated with a spectrum of symptoms closely associated with aging. By the time men reach the age of 40, their testosterone levels have begun a slow decline, dropping an estimated 1% to 2% each year, but the rate of decline is not constant across all men.

What is TSH?


TSH is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland, a small organ located below the brain and behind the sinus cavities. TSH stimulates the thyroid gland, which is located in the neck, to release the hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) into the blood. These thyroid hormones help control the rate at which the body uses energy. If the release of these hormones is not properly regulated by the body, a person may experience hyperthyroidism (too much T4 and T3), or hypothyroidism (not enough T4 and T3).

What can I do to get the best results from my urinalysis?


For the best test results, plan to provide a urine sample in the early morning.

What does Vitamin B12 do?


Vitamin B12 plays a role in making DNA and also helps keep nerve cells and red blood cells healthy.

What is a Vitamin D deficiency?


Vitamin D deficiency has long been known for its association with rickets in children. Now, it is also being associated with an extensive and growing list of other medical conditions including:

  • Osteoporosis
  • Cancer (breast, prostate, colon)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Heart disease
  • Autoimmune diseases including type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis