Irving Coppell Primary Care and Pediatrics
Family Practice Physicians located in Irving, TX
If you or a family member needs blood tests, urine testing, or additional diagnostic tests to screen for a medical problem, see the experts at Irving Coppell Primary Care and Pediatrics in Irving, Texas. Vijayalakshmi Raghu, MD, Raghu Turebylu, MD, and the team offer in-house labs to evaluate your health, diagnose a condition, and treat it if necessary. Call the Irving Coppell Primary Care and Pediatrics office to schedule an appointment, or book one online today.
In-House Labs Q & A
What are in-house labs?
In-house labs at Irving Coppell Primary Care and Pediatrics include diagnostic tests that use tissue or fluid samples to screen for possible medical problems. Examples of in-house labs include:
- Blood tests
- Urine testing
- Stool tests
- Tissue swabs
- Saliva tests
Instead of scheduling a separate visit to a lab, the Irving Coppell Primary Care and Pediatrics team conveniently collects lab samples right in the office to save you time, money, and stress.
Lab technicians then analyze the samples and when the analysis is complete, your Irving Coppell Primary Care and Pediatrics provider reviews the results with you.
What do in-house labs screen for?
In-house labs at Irving Coppell Primary Care and Pediatrics can screen for the following medical conditions:
- High cholesterol
- High triglycerides
- Thyroid problems
- Nutrient deficiencies
- Hormone imbalances
- Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
- Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
- Skin cancer
- Strep throat
- Other illnesses or infections
Your provider determines which in-house labs are best after discussing your medical history, symptoms, lifestyle habits, and current medications. They also weigh you, check your vital signs, and complete a physical exam.
What should I expect when undergoing in-house labs?
During in-house lab testing at Irving Coppell Primary Care and Pediatrics, your provider might use a fine needle to take a sample of your blood to use for lab analysis. If they need a urine sample, they ask you to urinate in a cup. Your specialist might swab tissues in your nose, throat, or genital area to screen for infections, illnesses, or other common medical issues.
The process of leaving lab samples is quick and often painless.
When will I receive my in-house lab results?
You might receive in-house lab test results during your appointment, later the same day, or within the next day or two. When the Irving Coppell Primary Care and Pediatrics team obtains the results, they review them with you and determine if you’re a candidate for treatment.
They may suggest watchful waiting, medically supervised weight loss, medications, rest and fluids, or medical procedures to reduce symptoms or speed up your recovery. A provider follows up with you to ensure superior health outcomes.
To take advantage of in-house labs at Irving Coppell Primary Care and Pediatrics, call the office or use the online booking tab today.
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