Blood Test Labs in Louisville, KY
Health Testing Centers have convenient lab test locations in Louisville, KY. 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 Louisville, KY:
Basic Health Screening
Lab technicians are there to find out if there is anything wrong with a patient’s sample. The samples are from the Basic Health Screening. These lab technicians will look at the blood levels from the Complete Blood Count, and will check kidney, liver, and cholesterol levels from the Comprehensive Metabolic Panel. The lab will recommend to the patient if further work should be done.
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
Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women every year. Even though there have been many advances to understanding heart disease a person should also take their own measures. Taking their own precautions will tremendously decrease the chances of heart disease. To do this a healthy diet and regular cardio exercise is the key. Health Testing Centers will give fast results so that a patient will know what treatment needs to be done.
There has been plenty of debate on whether this test should be done or performed at all. The patient’s think that this test is unimportant, and a waste of money. This test is a quick 50 dollars and the results are given in the next one to two days. The Prostate Specific Antigen blood test will screen for an enlarged prostate or prostatitis. These tests could help save a patient’s life.
Several symptoms let a person know if they might have an issue with their metabolism or if there is an over or under active proteins are being made. There are tests that can be done to know if there is a problem. These tests are the Thyroid Profile or the Thyroid Function Tests. These types of tests will establish a treatment program.
The liver can take a lot of damage and still work properly, it is when the liver stops to work the right way that a test should be taken. Drinking a lot of alcohol, being overweight and having high cholesterol levels will increase the damage that has been done to the liver. The Liver Function Test will determine if the liver is working properly or if there has been serious damage that has been done.
Millions of people die every year from one thing, that one thing is cancer. The American Cancer Society released that 7.6 million people died from cancer in 2007. To help prevent more people from dying, patients should get a blood test done. If there is any history of any type of cancer in the family, Health Testing Centers strongly suggest a cancer test is performed. If you want to get tested the Cancer Screenings run from 80-130 dollars. Please take the time out of your day if you are at risk for cancer and be tested.
Health Testing Centers provides fast and accurate results. The results are returned within one to two days after they are received. Hormone therapy will give the correct results for the hormone levels which will give the proper treatment. Before beginning and treatment or therapies with a patient’s hormone a patient needs to test DHEA and testosterone levels as well as HGH and IGF-1.
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Blood Testing Lab Locations in Louisville, KY
For the convenience of residents of the Louisville, KY 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 Louisville, KY. 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.