Laboratory Testing Questions and Answers
Mercy Medical Clinic offers laboratory testing services for patients to help look for changes in their health and help with the doctors diagnose and provide medical treatments accordingly. Call us or schedule an appointment online! We are conveniently located at 615 S Highway 78 Suite 100 Wylie, TX 75098.
Sometimes, it can be really convenient to have laboratory testing available in the neighborhood, like when someone needs regular cholesterol testing. Other times, it can be more than convenient to have accessible testing, like when someone needs a pregnancy test. Mercy Medical Clinic provides access to laboratory testing in Wylie TX. Contact us for an appointment or keep reading to learn more.
When should I get a lab test done?
There are many instances when a person should get a lab test done. For one, a person should get a lab test done if they think they might have an STD like chlamydia. Getting tested for an STD is important because if a person has an STD and the STD is left untreated, the STD can lead to serious complications like infertility, and the STD can be spread to other people. However, once a person knows they have an STD, they can take steps to prevent complications and prevent spreading the STD.
If a person thinks they might be pregnant, then it may be a good idea to get a pregnancy test. The test can show whether the person is pregnant, and this can help the person decide what to do. Sometimes it’s necessary for a person to get their cholesterol level checked, so they can get a test for this. A person can also get a test for a kidney, cardiovascular, or liver problem, or even for cancer. In some cases, a person may need a drug test, like when a person is starting a new job.
There are other instances when a person should get a lab test done. You can contact a clinic like Mercy Medical Clinic if you think you may need a test.
What types of laboratory testing are there?
There are actually many different types of lab tests, including:
- CBC tests – Complete blood count tests that are for some infections or some conditions like anemia or leukemia
- Cultures – Tests for strep throat or the flu
- Chemistry tests – Tests for liver function abnormalities, electrolyte abnormalities, or even dehydration
- Urinalysis tests – Urine tests which are for pregnancy, infections, or certain drugs
You can contact us at Mercy Medical Clinic if you need one of the tests we’ve mentioned or another test we may not have mentioned.
What lab services do you offer at your clinic?
We offer many of the lab tests we’ve mentioned, and more. Our tests at Mercy Medical Clinic include:
- Strep tests for strep throat
- TB (tuberculosis) tests
- Flu tests for the flu
- Pregnancy tests
- Tests for diabetes, cholesterol, vitamin levels, thyroid levels, etc.
- And other tests
Our tests are done onsite in a professional and private environment, and they’re provided by fully certified professionals. Test results are confidential.
How can I get lab testing in Wylie, TX?
You can get lab testing by contacting us at Mercy Medical Clinic. We’ll schedule you in for an appointment at our clinic. During your appointment, we’ll ask you about your issue and, if necessary, provide any test you need. You can expect quick, convenient, affordable service with us at Mercy Medical Clinic. If an older adult in your family needs our services, you can bring them in for an appointment since we can see adults of any age at our clinic. We serve patients from Wylie TX, Lavon TX, Rockwall TX, Sachse TX, Allen TX, and Winningkoff TX.
Contact us today! We look forward to hearing from you and helping you soon.