Basic Health Screening
Tests that are given to many patients help them to know if they need to have further lab work done. The most common tests are the Comprehensive Metabolic Panel and the Complete Blood Count. After this Basic Health Screening is performed a patient will be informed if the blood work is positive or negative for any type of diagnosis
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
A patient should be regularly tested for heart disease. There are many different types of tests that can be done to let a patient know what their levels are. There is the Lipid Profile, C - reactive protein, NMR Lipoprofile, the VAP Cholesterol Test, and Homocysteine blood test. Health Testing Centers will provide the results of these tests in the fastest time, one to two days. Changing a person’s lifestyle for the better will also help with heart disease.
There is a long list of people who have had the Prostate Specific Antigen have said that it saved their life and that this test was a good thing for them to do. Most men are recommended to get this test at 50 years of age, or if that man is high risk to get the test done at 40 years of age. This test provides the protein levels in the prostate glands; those levels indicate if there is prostate cancer or even if there is noncancerous cells in the glands.
The thyroid is controlled by the by the TSH hormone which controls the metabolism. Getting the Thyroid Function Test for only 100 dollars compared to the lab testing prices will save money and help a patient know the levels of their thyroids. Symptoms of hypo and hyperthyroidism are often brushed off as something else; pregnancy, eating too much or too little. Those may not be the cases, get the tests to know for sure.
The liver is an important organ in the human body. This organ stores the energy from the food that has been eaten, makes proteins, and helps remove the toxins from the body. A Liver Function blood test can be performed to help give an estimate of the damage that has been done to the liver. Liver can be damaged by smoking, being overweight and even drugs, both recreational and prescription. Liver Testing will give an estimate of the damage that has been done.
Countless cancers are the results of a genomic influence; cancer can also be the effect of smoking, radiation, or chemical agents. Having any type of testing done can greatly influence the need for treatment, though every type of cancer would like to be treated the ones in the early stages have the chance to go into remission compared to the ones in further stages. Testing is essential to a person who may have concerns that they could have cancer, or even to be safe and get tested. Many tests are offered through Health Testing Centers that will exam the blood for cancer markers.
Growing older is now being looked at as a disease, so now there are proper treatments and therapies for this disease. In order to get the proper treatment the proper diagnosis needs to be given. This is done by having multiple blood tests done. The types of blood tests that can be done to help identify whether or not the hormone levels are high are the DHEA, Testosterone, Human Growth Hormone, and IGF-1. There are many different types of anti-aging tests that can be done on any one person.
STD Locations in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Blood Testing Lab Locations in Fort Lauderdale
With several locations in the Fort Lauderdale area, the Health Testing Centers offers patients a simple and efficient way to have lab test performed. When patients visit the Health Testing Centers website, healthtestingcenters.com, they may choose to purchase any of several tests that are available. Once they have clicked on, and purchased a test that may be of interest to them, they will be emailed a requisition form by a Health Testing Centers staff member. The patient can take the requisition form to a LabCorp testing center in the Fort Lauderdale, FL area to have the test performed. Test results are normally available within 24-48 hours, but this will depend on the type of test that has been performed. When they are ready, the test results will be sent to the patient confidentially using HIPAA compliant secure email.
To assist patients with healthcare costs, Health Testing Centers will perform the Essential Health Screening for a cost that is similar to the cost of a single blood test performed by other testing facilities. If a patient would like to have a cholesterol and heart health screen, Health Testing Centers will test BNP, coenzyme Q-10 total, C-reactive protein, heart health screening levels 1 and 2, homocysteine, lipid profile, NMR lipid profile, and statin check-up. Having results for tests such as these in hand when going to your doctor’s appointment will save time and allow for a speedier diagnosis.
Health Testing Centers have made ordering tests easy for its patients. After the patient has visited the Health Testing Centers website and purchased a lab test, he will be sent a requisition form. The patient has the opportunity to choose a Fort Lauderdale, FL LabCorp testing facility that is located near them. The patient may either call to schedule an appointment, or schedule one online. They will then take their requisition form with them to the testing center and proceed in having the test performed. Normally the test result will take anywhere between 1 and 2 days. When the results are in, a nurse will email them directly to the patient.
For general information about blood testing you can visit Lab Tests Online or WebMd.