Advanced Internal Medicine | Sycamore | Doctor Near Elgin

Laboratory Testing

For the utmost investigation for your health, laboratory testing will often be conducted. Labs give us an inside view of all your healthcare needs.

What is Laboratory Testing?

Laboratory tests refer to medical procedures that involve the analysis of biological specimens, such as blood, urine, tissue, or other substances, to obtain information about an individual’s health or to diagnose, monitor, or manage medical conditions. These tests are performed in clinical laboratories by our trained professionals, including medical technologists and laboratory technicians. The results of laboratory tests provide valuable insights into a person’s physiological and biochemical status, helping healthcare providers make informed decisions about their health and medical care.
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Our Services Offered

Blood Tests:
Blood tests assess various components such as complete blood count (CBC), blood chemistry, and specific markers for diseases like diabetes and liver function.

Urinalysis:
Examination of urine to evaluate kidney function, detect urinary tract infections, and identify abnormalities in metabolism.

Diagnostic Imaging:
Techniques like X-rays, CT scans, MRI, and ultrasound provide detailed images of internal structures to aid in diagnosing Heart Disease and Hypertension conditions or injuries.

Biopsy:
Removal and examination of a small tissue sample to diagnose or rule out the presence of cancer or other diseases.

Genetic Testing:
Analysis of DNA to identify genetic mutations, assess the risk of inherited disorders, or guide personalized treatment plans.

Pap Smear:
A cervical screening test to detect abnormalities or precancerous cells in the cervix, helping prevent cervical cancer.

Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG):
Records the electrical activity of the heart, providing information about heart rate, rhythm, and potential cardiac abnormalities.

Microbiology Tests:
Culturing samples to identify bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites responsible for infections.

Hormone Tests:
Measures hormone levels in blood or urine to evaluate endocrine system function and diagnose conditions like thyroid disorders.

Lipid Profile:
Assesses cholesterol levels and triglycerides to evaluate cardiovascular health and assess the risk of heart disease.

Allergy Testing:
Identifies specific allergens that may trigger allergic reactions through blood tests or skin prick tests.

Liver Function Tests:
Measures enzymes and other substances in the blood to assess the health and function of the liver.

Coagulation Studies:
Evaluates the blood’s ability to clot, helping diagnose bleeding disorders or assess the risk of excessive clotting.

Metabolic Panel:
Assesses electrolytes, blood glucose, and kidney function, providing insight into overall metabolic health.

Thyroid Function Tests:
Measures levels of thyroid hormones to diagnose and manage thyroid disorders.

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