Blood Labs in Akron, OH
Health Testing Centers have convenient lab test locations in Akron, OH. Simply purchase the blood lab test you want online or call our nurses to order by phone. After ordering, Health Testing Centers then emails you a requisition form to bring to one of the below LabCorp locations. After you you have the blood drawn at one of the LabCorp locations below we email the results within 24-48 hours.
Lab Tests Available in Akron, OH:
A Comprehensive Metabolic Panel tests many different items; these include the current status of a patient’s kidney, liver, electrolytes along with blood sugar, blood proteins, and total cholesterol. Having low levels or high levels of any of the above statuses will ensure that further work will be recommended. The Basic Health Screening will also include a Complete Blood Count to ensure the patient is healthy.
The Essential Health Screen $89 - CBC (w diff), CMP, Urinalysis and Lipid Profile (HDL, LDL + Triglycerides)
Basic Health Screen $59 - Includes a CBC (w diff), CMP, and a Urinalysis
Cholesterol Test (Lipid Profile) $39 - HDL, LDL, Total Cholesterol + Triglycerides
Cholesterol and Heart Blood Testing
Great advances have been made in understanding the field of heart disease. Many tests can be completed to inform a patient of their heart levels. Men are at a high risk for heart disease than women until the women gets older. Having regular heart blood tests will inform the patients of the type of treatment that they need to get healthy or stay healthy.
There is a long list of prostate cancer survivors and urologists who believe that the Prostate Specific Antigen blood test should be completed every year after the age of 50. The National Cancer Institute says that 63 percent of men over the age of 65 have had prostate cancer. The Prostate Specific Antigen or PSA will detect if there is a high level of protein in the male patient’s prostate gland. If the disease is detected early on the fate of this disease would be saved.
Patients need to have the thyroid tested so they know the levels of their hormones. The Thyroid Function Test or Thyroid Profile will determine which type of treatment would be needed for either hyper or hypothyroidism. Many symptoms are tossed aside for a different diagnosis. These could be pregnancy, eating too much or too little, even lack of exercise. If everything is confirmed as not the cause then maybe it is time for another test. The Thyroid Function Test.
The Liver Function Test will determine the extent of damage to the liver. The liver is a very important organ in the human body. The liver produces bile which helps with digestion. The liver also makes proteins, removes toxins, and stores energy from the food that has been eaten. These tests can also be ordered to test for viral infections such as hepatitis or mononucleosis.
The National Cancer Society let the number of deceased people in 2007, 7.6 million people died from cancer related illnesses. Some causes of cancer are still unknown but there are some that are known, such as radiation, smoking, hereditary, and chemical agents. Health Testing Centers are able to do many types of blood tests that will discover the cancer cells during the lab work. The different tests that a patient can very on the cancer cells they want to find. Carcinoembryonic Antigen, Cancer Antigen 19-9, Cancer Antigen 27.29, Cancer Antigen 125, and Alpha-Fetoprotein are the Cancer Screenings that can be done.
Hormone Testing can help put a woman’s mind at ease if they know that the symptoms they have are attributed to menopause and not to a disease or an illness. Many symptoms can be very alarming when they are first happening to a woman. Knowing what her hormone levels are will give her the proper treatment for hormone replacement therapy or she can let it happen naturally. Anti-aging testing of a patient’s hormones will ensure that the levels are either normal or abnormal.
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Blood Testing Lab Locations in Akron, OH:
The Akron region has several Health Testing Centers that are set up for convenience to its patients. Those who are interested may choose to go to the Health Testing Centers website, healthtestingcenters.com and purchase any of several tests that may be performed. Once the patient has chosen and purchased a test, the Health Testing Center will send the patient a requisition for via email. The patient may then choose one of several testing facilities in the Akron, OH area to take the requisition form to so they can proceed with the requested test. When the results are in, we will then email the patient’s results to them. This should happen within 24-48 hours. Health Testing Centers have a strict policy of using HIPAA compliant secure email.
Essential Health Screening is a panel of tests performed by Health Testing Centers that allow physicians to evaluate a patient’s overall health. Health Testing Centers performs this screening for a low cost. Other testing facilities like it charge the same amount to perform one simple blood test. When a patient would like to test for pregnancy, Health Testing Centers will perform a couple of tests. They are as follows: Beta-HCG tumor marker-human chronic gonadotropin (hGC) submit quantitative serum, and pregnancy test blood. When the results are in, the woman can go to her gynecologist with the test results in hand, saving her time and money.
For general information about blood testing you can visit Lab Tests Online or WebMd.