Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

By Appointment and Walk in Lab Work Testing

Lab work is key for diagnosing, screening and monitoring health conditions. It is most often the first step for physicians to identify and treat patients. At the Family Medical Group | FMG, we make diagnostic testing easy and convenient for patients and doctors; and make it possible to receive blood work lab test results quickly.

FMG has multiple locations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties and offers both scheduled appointments, as well as urgent care lab work and walk in lab tests.  Our medical clinics also offer other healthcare services, including primary care, urgent care, accident rehabilitation, chiropractic care, orthopedic care, physical therapy, pain management services, and women’s health services.

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What is Lab Work?

Medical laboratory testing (aka: ‘lab work’) are tests used to sample blood, urine and body tissues. Lab work testing provides invaluable tools for the healthcare industry.  The purpose of lab work includes a long list of reasons, but for the most part, these tests help to discover a patient’s health status to find treatment, and/or to prepare for surgery.  Diagnostic labs testing offers a long list of benefits.

Diagnostic Laboratory Testing Services

Below are some of most common types of diagnostic lab testing offered:

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Allergy Testing. Blood lab work is helpful in measuring specific antibodies and identifying allergies to animal dander, foods, pollens, and various substances.

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Autoimmune Disease Testing. Blood work is used to helpful to measure markers, such as ANA test, a rheumatoid factor test, or a CCP antibody test to look for negative health conditions (i.e. fibromyalgia, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis).

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Cardiac Marker Testing. These tests are performed to diagnose heart problems, which include a troponin test, CK-MB test, and BNP test.

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Evaluate a Patient’s Overall Health Status. The lab work will establish and measure data for comparison of health over time. It will also evaluate the patient’s nutritional health by detecting any deficiencies in vitamin and mineral intake (i.e. Vitamin D testing, B12 testing, calcium testing and testing for iron deficiency).

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Determine and Monitoring Pregnancy (i.e. HGC testing). Blood and/or urine testing is used to decipher whether or not a woman is pregnant, as well as monitor her health throughout the pregnancy. Newborns will also be monitored using lab work to detect any genetic, hormonal or metabolic disorders.

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Diabetes Testing. Tests are performed by measuring blood sugar and HBA1C to diagnose and/or monitor diabetes.

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Drug Testing. Also known as toxicology testing, these tests detect whether or not a patient has alcohol, drugs or other toxins in their blood stream, and how much.

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Guidance for Treatment. Lab blood work is also how your doctor will analyze how well prescription medications are working and provide direction for changing, increasing or decreasing medications.

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Infectious Disease Testing. The lab work is conducted to identify or diagnose various diseases, such as sexually transmitted disease (i.e. STDs, HIV) and hepatitis.

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Monitor Existing Health Conditions. The test will check for chronic diseases, (i.e. kidney disease, and heart disease), monitor medication levels, and check for any potential and toxicity.

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Preoperative Evaluation. Preop blood work will provide a risk assessment to evaluate the patient’s ability to undergo surgery and anesthesia. This is performed by evaluating blood counts, blood clotting status, and organ function.

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Screen for Potential Health Problems. Annual wellness visits (or routine checkups) will also usually include lab work in an effort to find any possible health issues before they become a problem, including a cholesterol test and thyroid test.  Cancer screening is also part of an annual checkup. A PSA test for prostate cancer is one of the types of tests performed, as well as a CA125 blood test for ovarian cancer.

Diagnostic Labs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Genetic Testing. These types of tests are helpful at identifying genetic mutations, as well as risk factors for Family Planning. Genetic and molecular testing is also advantageous for measuring markers in the blood that may detect various types of cancer.

Visit One of the FMG Walk in Lab Work Facilities Today!

Family Medical Group | FMG is available for patients with or without insurance for diagnostic lab work, or any of our many other healthcare services. For those without insurance, we offer some convenient direct pay options, including our Monthly Membership Plans.

Our team of healthcare providers are experienced, highly qualified and extremely friendly.  The entire staff at FMB welcome you and all of your family, from newborn to geriatric. Simply walk in or schedule an appointment. Call us today at 877-804-4364 or contact us online for non-emergency questions or concerns. You may also search for one of our medical clinics near you in Miami-Dade or Broward and contact them directly.

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1-877-804-4-FMG

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