When women want to learn whether they’re pregnant, or when they’re miserable from a suspected urinary tract infection, they don’t want to wait for the results of lab tests that must be sent out for evaluation. The on-site laboratory at Fairfax OB-GYN Associates solves that problem, as it allows the providers to process certain lab tests while you wait. Women can also receive in-office phlebotomy services at their three convenient locations in Fair Oaks, Gainesville, Woodbridge, and Dulles, Virginia.
Lab tests provide essential information needed to screen for chronic diseases during well woman visits, to check for common problems and genetic concerns during pregnancy, and to determine an accurate diagnosis when women are sick.
Certain lab tests are recommended at each stage of a woman’s life because they’re the best way to catch potential health problems at an early stage. Some of the routine testing done in gynecologic patients includes:
Lab tests are a normal part of prenatal care, where they screen for health issues that affect the pregnancy and the baby. Women should expect these lab tests to be done during pregnancy:
At Fairfax OB-GYN Associates, patients have the convenience of in-office phlebotomy services, so they don’t have to go to an outside laboratory to get blood drawn. The on-site laboratory provides immediate results for some types of lab tests. Tests that are available in the office lab include: