When you visit Nova Women’s Health for a well-woman exam or pregnancy checkup, laboratory services are usually an essential aspect of your health care. Board-certified OB/GYN Anju Nayar, MD, FACOG, and the medical specialists provide confidential laboratory services conveniently in their North Reading, Massachusetts, office. Call the office or click on the online appointment maker today.
Laboratory services are diagnostic and screening tests performed in a lab setting. Typical lab services include:
Nova Women’s Health has a brand-new facility with state-of-the-art equipment to give their patients access to the best laboratory services in the same place where they get excellent women’s health care.
Some of the specific types of lab services you may need at some point are:
Laboratory services are usually a part of all well-woman exams, and you’ll also have them at several points during pregnancy. In addition, you could need lab testing if you experience new issues, for example, excessive bleeding during your periods.
Your laboratory services usually occur during a scheduled appointment, although you might occasionally visit the Nova Women’s Health office specifically for testing. Depending on the type of test you had, you might get results within minutes, with a common example being a UTI test.
Other tests may take up to a few days. The office contacts you immediately when results are ready. You’ll either get the results by phone or schedule an appointment to discuss the lab tests in more detail with the medical providers at Nova Women’s Health.
In some cases, your lab test results might indicate a need for further testing. Or, you might need to start a treatment, like antibiotics to manage an infection.
Nova Women’s Health understands your medical needs as a woman, and they focus on making laboratory services accessible for you. Schedule your appointment online or call the office to arrange a visit with the caring women’s health professionals now.