Laboratory Blood Testing in Bedford
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You do not need an order or a prescription from your doctor. All our tests include everything you need to have the test performed. After ordering, simply bring the requisition form to a LabCorp location close to you. Present that form and they will collect the proper specimen for your tests. There is no additional payment to LabCorp. We receive the results and send them directly to you (usually in 1-2 days).
At Health Testing Centers we make blood testing in Bedford as discreet and convenient as possible. All test results are confidential and are not part of your medical record unless you choose to share them with your doctor.
After having the sample taken at the lab, your easy to understand blood test results will be delivered securely to you in one to two days (some test results may take slightly longer.)
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Blood Testing Details for Patients in Bedford
Lab Tests Available in Bedford, NH:
Basic Health Screening
Many different types of exams are performed during the Basic Health Screening. Some of these tests include the Complete Blood Count, Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, and the Urinalysis test. All of these tests will help a patient know if further action is required of them to better their health. This test is quick and easy, the results will come back in one to two days after it is received.
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 family history of heart disease will increase the chances that you will also get this; though it can be prevented by eating a healthy diet and regular exercise. Multiple blood tests can be performed on a patient to see what the heart levels are. If a person has a family history it would be good to get regular heart screenings.
Having an enlarged prostate or prostatitis is a couple of things that the Prostate Specific Antigen blood test will screen for. An annual blood test should be done after the age of 50, high risk starting at age 40. Having a Prostate Specific Antigen blood test could give an indication of the cancerous or noncancerous cells will save a patient from the fate of that disease.
A Thyroid Function Test will help determine if there is an issue with the thyroid or metabolism. There are numerous indications that a patient might have hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. These indicators are weight gain or weight loss, increased heart rate, tiredness or weakness, and even anxiety. Determining which one a patient has will be done by the Thyroid Profile.
The Liver Function Test, ATL, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C blood tests tell the damage of liver. The liver stores energy, makes proteins, and removes toxins from the human body. Damage can be done to the liver by consuming alcohol, taking prescription and recreational drugs. To test for how much damage has been done to the liver, take a blood test offered by Health Testing Centers.
What are Carcinoembryonic Antigen, Cancer Antigen 19-9, Cancer Antigen 27.29, Cancer Antigen 125, and Alpha-Fetoprotein blood tests? These are some of the many tests that can be tested for cancer. Each marker will represent a particular type of cancer within the blood. Finding out which cancer that marker is will give the patient the proper diagnosis as well as a chance to get some treatment. Some factors for cancer are chromosomal, effects of smoking, radiation, chemical agents, and many unknown factors. Knowing the type of cancer will give someone the chance to possibly go into remission with the right treatment.
Many symptoms of menopause will be physically uncomfortable but can be treated by hormone replacement therapy. Once the hormonal testing results are established, a patient can then be treated by a physician for symptoms of menopause. Multiple tests can be performed so that the levels can alert a woman of what stage of menopause a women is in.