Laboratory testing - STD

Laboratory tests are a fundamental aspect of medical care, offering valuable insights into your health by analyzing samples of your blood, urine, or body tissues. These tests are essential tools in the medical field, helping physicians to diagnose conditions, monitor health status, and make informed treatment decisions.

How Laboratory Tests Work?

  • Sample Analysis: A technician or your doctor collects and analyzes your test samples to determine if your results fall within a normal range. It’s important to understand that ‘normal’ varies from person to person due to individual health factors.
  • Understanding Results: Test results are interpreted based on a range because factors such as age, gender, diet, and lifestyle can influence your health metrics. This personalized approach ensures more accurate and meaningful interpretations of your lab tests.
  • Comparative Analysis: In some cases, your doctor may compare your current results with those from previous tests. This comparison is crucial for identifying any changes or trends in your health over time.

The Role of Laboratory Tests in Healthcare

  • Routine Health Checkups: Lab tests are often a part of standard checkups, serving as a preventive measure to catch health issues early.
  • Diagnosis: They are key in diagnosing various medical conditions, allowing for timely and appropriate treatment.
  • Treatment Planning and Evaluation: Lab tests provide essential data for planning treatments and evaluating their effectiveness, ensuring that your care plan is tailored to your specific needs.
  • Disease Monitoring: For chronic conditions, regular testing helps in monitoring disease progression and adjusting treatment as needed.
  • CBC $25
  • CMP $25
  • Hga1c $25
  • Lipid panel $20
  • Fasting glucose $10

How Can We Help You?

We understand that finding the right medical provider is one of the most important decisions you and your family can make. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please reach out to us.

To reach a department or person at the Houston Family Physicians, please contact us by phone.

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