Blood Test Labs in Dallas, TX
Health Testing Centers have convenient lab test locations in Dallas,TX. 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 Dallas, TX:
Basic Health Screening
The Comprehensive Metabolic Panel which gives current updates on patient’s kidneys, liver, electrolytes as well as your blood sugar, blood proteins, and total cholesterol. This test is done during a basic health screening. The other tests performed during the Basic Health Screening are the Complete Blood Panel and the Urinalysis test.
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
Each year 785,000 Americans will get a heart attack while 470,000 will get their second or third. In order to help prevent these attacks a patient would want to have a healthy diet and a good exercise routine. There a many different types of tests that can be performed to inform the patient of their heart levels. Men do have a higher risk of heart disease than women but that does not mean that they should not get tested. Everyone should be tested especially if there is a history of heart disease in the family.
The Prostate Specific Antigen blood test is recommended for men age 50 and older; men who would be considered high risk should start this blood test at age 40. The PSA is testing the prostate gland for the levels of protein. Testing for prostate cancer along with any other noncancerous diseases will indicate if anything is needed to insure good health.
The thyroid plays an important role; it controls how quickly the body’s energy is used. The thyroid also makes proteins. If the thyroid does not make enough or makes too much protein; it could lead to hyper or hypothyroidism. To determine if there is too many or too less get a Thyroid Function Test. This can help determine what needs to be done to fix the problems.
What does alcohol, drugs, and hepatitis A, B and C all have in common? They all do damage to the liver. To test for this damage there are multiple blood tests, The Liver Function Test is one of the most common to have performed. This test is only 80 dollars and will inform the patient of any damage to the liver.
The different types of testing test for multiple markers; the tests are the Carcinoembryonic Antigen, Cancer Antigen 19-9, Cancer Antigen 27.29, Cancer Antigen 125, and the Alpha Fetoprotein blood tests. Every year 7.6 million people die from cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Different types of cancers can be detected during these tests by the markers that they give off. Catching any of the cancers before can lead to treatment and hopefully can cure the cancer for the time being. Different cancers go to the different sexes; men and women.
Health Testing Centers does not offer any treatment for anti-aging strategies. Patients who are testing their hormone levels using one of the tests offered by us are urged to consult with their physician for any interpretation or treatment. Hormone tests are not just to combat aging. These tests let a women establish a baseline for what type of treatment or hormone replacement therapy is to be had.
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Blood Testing Lab Locations in Dallas, TX
Health Testing Centers have several lab testing locations in City, Dallas, TX. Patients may order their own tests through the Health Testing Centers website, healthtestingccenters.com. The testing center will email a requisition form directly to the patient which will in turn, take the form to a conveniently located LabCorp facility. Once a nurse from LabCorp draws blood and performs the test, within 24-48 hours, the results are then safely and confidentially emailed to the patient using HIPAA compliant secure email.
Essential Health Screening is offered by Health Testing Centers with an affordable price that other testing centers usually charge for a single blood test. For those in City, Dallas, TX, you have the option of choosing to have your test performed in one of the Health Testing Centers. For instance, if you need a lipid profile performed, the Essential Health Screening option would provide a urinalysis, blood count with differential, comprehensive metabolic panel, as well as a lipid profile. All of these tests are part of a routine physical that would be performed by your physician. Once he has seen the results of this Essential Health Screening, the physician will be able to determine if additional testing is needed. The convenience of the City, Dallas, TX Health Testing Centers locations allow the patient to have health screening results in hand when he goes to his physician for a complete physical, thus saving valuable time and money.
For the patient’s convenience, there is an easy to follow process for the patient to order his own blood work. Simply visit the Health Testing Centers website and choose which test you would like to have performed. When the order has been placed, a requisition form will be emailed to the patient. This is done in a timely manner; usually within one hour. The patient will then make an appointment with the LabCorp location nearest them and go in with the requisition form in hand. (Usually, same day service can be provided). In most cases, test results are emailed to the patient within 1 and 2 days.
For general information about blood testing you can visit Lab Tests Online or WebMd.