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Lab Work services offered in Apache Junction, AZ

If you have symptoms of a medical problem or need disease screening that requires lab work, rely on Premier Care Medical Services PLLC in Apache Junction, Arizona. Licensed family nurse practitioner Alex Dupuis, FNP-C, and his experienced team offer on-site lab services for patients of all ages. Schedule a medical evaluation by phone or request one online today.

What is lab work?

Lab work at Premier Care Medical Services PLLC involves collecting fluids or tissue samples that allow your provider to diagnose specific medical conditions. On-site lab services at Premier Care Medical Services PLLC are an added convenience for patients: they can complete a medical evaluation and diagnostic testing during the same office visit.

Which lab services are available?

Lab services at Premier Care Medical Services PLLC include:

  • Nasal and throat swabs
  • Bloodwork
  • Urinalyses
  • Saliva tests
  • Biopsies
  • Stool tests
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Rapid flu testing
  • Rapid strep testing
  • Rapid COVID-19 testing
  • Glucose testing

Lab tests help detect or rule out the following:

  • Hormone imbalance
  • Pregnancy
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol (hyperlipidemia)
  • Some cancers
  • Strep throat
  • Flu
  • COVID-19 
  • Other illnesses
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Arthritis

If you develop new or unusual symptoms and suspect you need lab work, see the Premier Care Medical Services PLLC providers for an evaluation.

Do I need lab work?

A Premier Care Medical Services PLLC specialist weighs you, checks your vital signs, and completes a physical exam to determine if you need lab work. They review your medical history by asking about your symptoms, past diagnoses, lifestyle, medications, and more before deciding which diagnostic tests are right for you.

What can I expect during and after lab work?

During lab testing, your provider will take a sample of your urine, stool, blood, saliva, or tissue during a swab or biopsy. Lab technicians analyze the sample and send the results to your Premier Care Medical Services PLLC provider, who interprets them and discusses them with you.

Depending on the results, you’ll need:

  • Routine medical monitoring
  • Rest and fluids
  • Intravenous (IV) infusions
  • Over-the-counter or prescription medication
  • Ketamine therapy
  • Joint injections
  • Trigger point injections
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Diabetes management
  • Medically supervised weight loss
  • Injury care
  • Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT)
  • Referral to another specialist.

Your provider follows up with you whenever needed to ensure that you remain as healthy as possible with fewer symptoms and a low risk of complications.

Book a visit to Premier Care Medical Services PLLC by phone or request an appointment online to determine if you need lab work today.