Physicians use many diagnostic procedures other than imaging tests to help determine diagnoses. These tests analyze systems of the body so that physicians can eliminate healthy systems and focus on problem indicators to make the appropriate diagnosis.
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At Good Samaritan Hospital we understand the importance of experience and compassionate care. Our team of skilled professionals has advanced training and knowledge to provide the quality of care that you deserve:
At Good Samaritan Hospital, our Laboratory Services Department, as part of Premier Health Laboratories, recognizes the results reported are up to 70 percent of a patient’s medical record and pivotal in a patient’s life. Coupled with the interpretive skills of our pathologists, our testing allows us to provide cutting-edge, clinically significant tests for improved laboratory diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring. Along with our partners in Premier Health Laboratories, we provide busy clinicians with the most appropriate tests, rapid turnaround, affordability and superior customer service.
For early detection, screening and evaluation, our sophisticated capabilities at multiple sites throughout the facilities of Good Samaritan Hospital allow patients to receive the highest quality of care. Due to the combination of our advanced technology and highly-skilled staff deliver comprehensive care for a positive and safe experience for our patients.
A blood test is the extraction of blood from a vein, often from the arm, followed by laboratory analysis of the blood sample. Analysis can include a variety of tests on the patient’s plasma or serum, including tests for:
- Drug effectiveness
- White/red cell levels
A urinalysis is the physical, chemical, and microscopic examination of urine. It involves a number of tests to detect and measure various compounds that pass through the urine.
Where can I have it done?
The test can be done at:
Your Diagnostics Team
Accredited by the College of American Pathologists and The Joint Commission and affiliated with the Mayo Medical Laboratories, we use finely tuned skills, knowledge, and experience to diagnose illness and offer a course of action.
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Premier Health Library
The Premier Health Library offers a wealth of information about laboratory testing. Learn about conditions, treatments, how to prepare for surgery, and much more.
Content Updated: November 5, 2014