Lab Tests

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Lab Tests services offered in Warrior, AL and Santa Rosa Beach, FL

If you’re ill, have signs of an infection, or suspect you have a chronic disease, visit Primary & Urgent Care South in Warrior, Alabama, or Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. The exceptional primary care and urgent care specialists offer lab testing to determine which condition you may have and its severity. Schedule an appointment at Primary & Urgent Care South by phone or request one online today. Walk-ins are also welcome. 

What are lab tests?

Lab tests are diagnostic procedures that help detect or rule out medical problems, including illnesses, infections, and chronic diseases. Primary & Urgent Care South also offers on-site X-rays, heart function testing, lung function tests, and other diagnostic testing when necessary. Convenient on-site lab tests at Primary & Urgent Care South can save you time and money.

Which lab tests are available?

The lab tests available at Primary & Urgent Care South include:

  • Nasal swabs
  • Throat swabs
  • Tissue biopsies
  • Blood tests 
  • Urine testing
  • Saliva tests
  • Drug screening
  • HbA1c monitoring
  • Glucose testing

Lab tests can help detect the following conditions:

  • Flu
  • Strep throat
  • COVID-19
  • Mono
  • RSV
  • High blood sugar
  • Diabetes
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Pregnancy 
  • Drug use
  • Heart problems
  • High cholesterol
  • Arthritis
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Skin cancer
  • Cancer, such as cervical cancer

The Primary & Urgent Care South team offers lab tests as part of their comprehensive, accurate urgent care and primary care services.

Which lab tests are right for me?

To determine if you’re a candidate for lab tests and which are best for you, a Primary & Urgent Care South specialist weighs you, reviews your medical history, and checks your vital signs. They also complete a physical exam before determining which diagnostic tests you may need.

What happens during lab tests?

What to expect during lab tests at Primary & Urgent Care South depends on the type of testing you undergo. Your provider may ask for a urine sample, take a blood sample, or swab the inside of your nose, throat, mouth, or other areas. During a biopsy, they numb the treatment area and remove a small sample of tissue. They send the sample to a lab for analysis. 

What do my lab test results mean?

You might receive lab test results soon after undergoing the test, later the same day, the next day, or after several days. When the Primary & Urgent Care South team receives the results, they discuss them with you. 

If you’re a candidate for treatment, your specialist reviews the various options with you. You might simply need rest and fluids at home, watchful waiting, over-the-counter medicines, prescription medications, minor procedures, or specialist referrals. The Primary & Urgent Care South team makes recommendations and follows up with you during and after treatment.

Schedule an appointment at Primary & Urgent Care South by phone or online today. You can also simply walk in to determine if you’re a candidate for lab tests.