Blood Test Labs in Albany, GA
Health Testing Centers have convenient lab test locations in Albany, GA. 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 Albany, GA:
Basic Health Screening
Basic Health Screening is one of the most recommended tests to ensure that a patient is in good health. Two of the main tests are the Complete Blood Count and The Comprehensive Metabolic Panel. Both tests check the basics of a person’s health; their blood levels and cholesterol levels. Getting these tests done will help a patient know if there is anything wrong with their health.
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
There are many factors that can put a patient’s heart at risk. Some of these risks are a family history, being diagnosed with diabetes, high blood pressure, and smoking. Knowing your chances for a heart attack will help you detect signs of one; only 27 percent of people know the symptoms of a heart attack. Health Testing Centers offers a variety of blood tests that can be performed for a very reasonable price. In order to stay healthy getting a regular heart test done could save a life.
There are many people who belief that getting a prostate checked is a waste of money and time. It is the belief of Health Testing Centers that a patient should make their own decision if this test is right for them. A Prostate Specific Antigen blood test is a test that will check the levels of protein produced in the prostate gland. Those levels will indicate if there is prostate cancer or non-cancerous cells.
When there is an over production of the thyroid protein a person will have hyperthyroidism. Hypothyroidism is when the thyroid protein in not produced enough. A Thyroid Profile or the Thyroid Function Test will help the patient know the levels of their thyroid. Determining the right type of treatment will let the patient know what actions need to be taken in order to get healthy.
A damaged or diseased liver is caused by multiple things. These can be recreational drugs, heavy alcohol intake, prescription drugs, overweight, elevated cholesterol levels or exposure to any of the Hepatitis’s. The ALT Blood test can help to determine what the level of damage to the liver is. Along with the Hepatitis A, B, and C blood tests.
The good thing about being tested for different types of cancers is that most of them can be treated and some of them can even be cured. There are numerous tests that can be taken that will test for many various tumor markers. There is the CEA, Cancer Antigen 19-9, Cancer Antigen 27.29, Cancer Antigen 125, and the AFP blood tests. These different types of blood tests will screen the blood to look for a particular type of cancer, whatever the test that you are taking. For 500 dollars at the Health Testing Centers, all of those tests can be done for both the male and the female.
Some of the symptoms of menopause will be very uncomfortable for the patient. These may also be treated by hormone replacement therapy. Hormone Testing is not just to have tested it is an agent to fight aging. Being diagnosed with the correct treatment will help a patient with their hormonal levels. Some may experience a dramatic change others will stay within the normal range.
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Blood Testing Lab Locations in Albany, GA:
For the convenience of residents of the Albany, GA area, Health Testing Centers have several locations. They have made it simple for patients to be able to purchase their own lab tests without them having to be ordered by a physician. The Health Testing Centers website, healthtestingcenters.com allows for patients to view a list of possible lab test. They may choose any of these tests, purchase it, and within one hour, a representative of Health Testing Centers will email a requisition form to the patient. The patient will then have the option of choosing a LabCorp testing facility in the Albany, GA area that is nearest them. They will take the requisition form to the testing facility and have the test performed. After the results are in, a nurse will email them directly to the patient using HIPAA compliant secure email.
For a price that compares to that of what other testing facilities charge for a single blood test, Health Testing Centers will perform the Essential Health Screening. This is a commonly performed test because it will allow a physician to evaluate a patient’s overall health. If a patient is concerned about his liver function and he would like a liver panel, the Health Testing Centers will perform an ALT (SGPT) as well as a liver function test: (HFP7+3AC). Once this screening is complete, the patient will conveniently have the results already in hand when he goes in to see his physician. This will save time in obtaining a diagnosis.
Health Testing Centers allows for quick and easy scheduling. Appointments may be made over the phone or through email, and testing is performed by trained professionals at a location that is most convenient for the patient. Once the patient has had his blood work done, depending on the type of test being performed, the results should be in within 1 or 2 days. A nurse will email the patient the test results, and he will be prepared to take them to his doctor’s appointment.
For general information about blood testing you can visit Lab Tests Online or WebMd.