Complete Blood Count: What is a CBC Test?

Do you feel lethargic, maybe got clammy hands, kind of a bluish tinge on your lips, pale skin, and just plain out of it for quite some time?

When you’re lacking that rosy hue on your skin or you aren’t exactly an Energizer bunny lately, a trip to the doctor’s clinic may end up in a stopover to the laboratory for a CBC test.

See, your blood tells so much about your symptoms and why you’re feeling a certain way. It could be your red blood cells are running a little low, your white blood cells count is a little elevated, or there are other things going on about your blood. Whatever it may be, getting your blood checked is a quick and simple way to know what’s going on in your body.

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Cholesterol Levels and Your Health

When you have a clogged drain in your kitchen or bathroom, it takes a long time for water to flow down smoothly. The same happens when the veins in your body are clogged due to elevated cholesterol levels; Nutrients, oxygen, and blood fail to flow efficiently, causing disturbances in your body processes and overall health. This is why it is best to be aware of how much bad and good cholesterol are in your body, and then you can take necessary actions.

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DNA Testing in Springfield MO: Simple, Accurate, and Reliable

Did you know a quick and painless test can reveal any disease you’re predisposed to?

This breakthrough in science and technology lets you in on the secret your DNA holds so you can have a healthier tomorrow by taking care of yourself today.

This is what IPE Screening offers – reliable DNA testing in Springfield MO that gives you a glimpse into your DNA including the good, bad, and ugly. Then you can make any lifestyle changes sooner rather than later.

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What is a TSH Test?

A TSH, also known as a Thyroid Stimulating Hormone is a blood test done to see if your thyroid functions are overactive (hyperthyroidism) or underactive (hypothyroidism).

Even before symptoms occur the TSH test can reveal a Thyroid disorder. The test itself determines however much of the hormones are released into the blood.Usually, the TSH is not the only test used to determine a thyroid disorder, commonly a doctor also likes to include free T3, free T4, the reverse T3, and the anti-TPO.  

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Urine Drug – Lab Only

A Urine Drug Test will determine the presence or absence of drugs in a urine sample collected at the time of the test.

The 5-Panel Urine Drug Test provides quantifiable results across a 1 to 4-day standard testing time frame for all but Marijuana, which has a 1 to 28-day detection period.

This tests the presence of the following drug metabolites:

  • Amphetamines/Methamphetamines – 1,000 ng/mg+
  • Cocaine – 300 ng/mL+
  • Opiates – 2,000 ng/mg+
  • Phencyclidine – 25 ng/mg+
  • Marijuana (THC) – 50 ng/mg+

The 10-Panel Hair Follicle Drug Test provides quantifiable results across a 1 to 4-day standard testing time frame for all but Marijuana, which has a 1 to 28-day detection period.

This tests the presence of the following drug metabolites:

  • Amphetamines/Methamphetamines – 1,000 ng/mg+
  • Barbiturate – 300 ng/mL+
  • Benzodiazepine – 300 ng/mL+
  • Cocaine – 300 ng/mL+
  • Marijuana (THC) – 50 ng/mg+
  • Methadone – 300 ng/mL+
  • Opiates – 2,000 ng/mg+
  • Phencyclidine – 25 ng/mg+
  • Propoxyphene – 300 ng/mL+

The following can be added to any laboratory:

  • Ecstasy
  • Synthetic Opiate
  • Demerol
  • Tramadol
  • K2
  • Bath Salts
  • Cotinine
  • SOMA ETG Urine Alcohol
  • Steroids Panel
  • Buprenorphine
  • Tricyclic Antidepressants
  • Ketamine

Specimens are sent to the laboratory nightly. After a sample reaches the lab, next day results are available if negative. If non-negative, results will take 3 to 5 business days.

If you would like faster results, please consider our Rapid Urine Drug testing.

Call (417) 881-2522 to schedule a Urine Drug Test in Springfield MO today!

Rapid Urine Drug

Rapid Urine Drug

A Rapid Urine Drug Test will determine the presence or absence of drugs in a urine sample collected at the time of the test.

The 5-Panel Rapid Urine Drug Test provides rapid machine read results in 15 minutes if negative. If non-negative, the specimen will be sent to the lab and results will be reported in 3 to 5 business days.

This tests the presence of the following drug metabolites:

  • Amphetamines/Methamphetamines – 1,000 ng/mg+
  • Cocaine – 300 ng/mL+
  • Opiates – 2,000 ng/mg+
  • Phencyclidine – 25 ng/mg+
  • Marijuana (THC) – 50 ng/mg+

The 10-Panel Rapid Urine Drug Test provides rapid machine read results in 15 minutes if negative. If non-negative, the specimen will be sent to the lab and results will be reported in 3 to 5 business days.

This tests the presence of the following drug metabolites:

  • Amphetamines/Methamphetamines – 1,000 ng/mg+
  • Barbiturate – 300 ng/mL+
  • Benzodiazepine – 300 ng/mL+
  • Cocaine – 300 ng/mL+
  • Marijuana (THC) – 50 ng/mg+
  • Methadone – 300 ng/mL+
  • Opiates – 2,000 ng/mg+
  • Phencyclidine – 25 ng/mg+
  • Propoxyphene – 300 ng/mL+

The following can be added to any laboratory:

  • Ecstasy
  • Synthetic Opiate
  • Demerol
  • Tramadol
  • K2
  • Bath Salts
  • Cotinine
  • SOMA ETG Urine Alcohol
  • Steroids Panel
  • Buprenorphine
  • Tricyclic Antidepressants
  • Ketamine

Call (417) 881-2522 to schedule a Rapid Urine Drug Test in Springfield MO today!

Ferritin

Ferritin

The ferritin test is ordered to assess a person’s iron stores in the body. The test is sometimes ordered along with an iron test and a TIBC to detect the presence and severity of iron deficiency or iron overload.

Ferritin levels are often evaluated in conjunction with other iron tests. A summary of the changes in iron tests seen in various diseases of iron status is shown in the table below.

Call (417) 881-2522 to schedule a Ferritin Test in Springfield MO today!