Lab Tests Menu
Available Lab Tests:
All tests use a blood specimen unless otherwise indicated.
- Blood type (ABO & Rh): Determination of ABO blood group and Rh type for personal interest; not to be used for paternity testing.
- C-reactive protein (hs-CRP): Possible risk factor information for coronary heart disease and/or stroke.
- Cannabinoids (urine test): Screen for recent marijuana use.
- Cholesterol (total): Risk factor for heart and vascular disease.
- Complete blood count (CBC w/automated WBC differential): Screen for general health status, anemia, viral and bacterial infections, various blood diseases.
- Comprehensive Metabolic Profile (16 blood chemistry tests): A screening profile for a variety of medical conditions.
- Drug Screen (urine; 7 tests): Screen for illicit drug use.
- Ferritin: Protein marker of body iron stores; screen for iron-deficiency anemia; confirmatory test for iron overload/Hemochromatosis
- Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH): Pituitary gland hormone used to evaluate transition to menopause.
- Glucose (blood level): Screen for risk of developing diabetes.
- Glycosylated hemoglobin (Hgb A1C): Monitor effectiveness of treatment for diabetes.
- Hepatitis B Immune Status: Tests for evidence of immunity to the Hepatitis B virus.
- HIV antibody screen: Preliminary screening for possibility of HIV infection.
- Homocysteine: Risk factor for coronary heart disease.
- Iron Profile (iron & iron binding capacity): Screening for iron-deficiency anemia and for iron overload disorders or Hemochromatosis.
- Lipid Profile (Total, HDL & LDL cholesterol, triglycerides): Screen for coronary heart disease risk.
- Mumps Immune Status: Tests for evidence of immunity to the mumps virus.
- Potassium (serum): To monitor possible side effects of blood pressure or heart medications.
- Pregnancy test (Urine): Test for pregnancy; requires early morning urine specimen; not positive until 10–14+ days after conception.
- Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA): Screen for prostate cancer.
- Prothrombin Time (PT): Monitor of "blood-thinning" anticoagulant drug therapy and a screen for various bleeding disorders.
- RPR: Screen for syphilis.
- Rubella Immune status: Tests for evidence of immunity to the German measles virus.
- Rubeola Immune status: Tests for evidence of immunity to the measles virus.
- Thyroid Profile (Free T4, TSH): Screen profile for thyroid gland disorders.
- Urinalysis (w/microscopic study if necessary): Screen for kidney and urinary tract disorders.
- Varicella Immune status: Tests for evidence of immunity to the chicken pox virus.