In-House Lab Services

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May-Grant Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology located throughout Lancaster & Lebanon Counties, PA

The team at May-Grant Obstetrics & Gynecology put their core beliefs into action. They don’t just say they want to provide health care that exceeds your expectations; they do it by providing exceptional features like their comprehensive in-house lab services. You don’t have to travel to an off-site lab and wait for results; it’s all taken care of in the office at the time of your appointment. To learn more about their in-house lab services, call one of the offices in Lancaster, Elizabethtown, Columbia, Ephrata, Intercourse, Willow Street, and Lebanon, Pennsylvania, or schedule an appointment online.

In-House Lab Services Q & A

How Do I Benefit from In-House Lab Services?

Lab tests are essential for accurately diagnosing health problems, so the team at May-Grant Obstetrics & Gynecology ensure you get the best results by offering in-house lab services. With in-office labs, you gain advantages such as:

  • Quality Control: The May-Grant Obstetrics & Gynecology office in Lancaster contains a state-of-the-art medical laboratory that processes specimens collected from patients at all their offices. They have a fully certified laboratory team under the leadership of Lab Director, Dr. Terri Rapp.
  • Convenience and Quick Results: Your blood or urine sample is taken in the office at the time of your appointment, then safely and securely transported to the lab. You gain the convenience of a one-stop-shop and quicker turnaround on results compared to an off-site lab.
  • Low Cost: Having your lab done at May-Grant Obstetrics & Gynecology can be done at a fraction of the cost compared to a hospital lab.
  • Personalized Care: Professionals who care about your well-being perform your lab work. The team at May-Grant Obstetrics & Gynecology understand concerns you may have, like anxiety about needles, and work with you to make your experience positive.

 

When Might I Need Lab Work?

Certain lab tests are recommended at each stage of a woman’s life, to screen for potential problems such as:

  • Type 2 diabetes  
  • Cervical cancer
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Hepatitis C
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Cardiovascular problems like high cholesterol

 

Women also receive lab tests at specific times during their pregnancy, including:

  • Glucose screening for gestational diabetes
  • Complete blood count to check for infections, anemia, and blood clotting problems
  • Urine culture to test for a urinary tract infection
  • Blood work to test for health conditions that put your pregnancy at risk or cause birth defects

 

Pregnant women are routinely tested for sexually transmitted diseases, group B Streptococcus, and other infections that can harm the baby.

What Types of Lab Tests are Available?

The in-house lab services at May-Grant Obstetrics & Gynecology cover comprehensive diagnostic testing for all phases of a woman’s life, from adolescence through the reproductive years, menopause, and beyond.

They provide lab services such as:

  • Routine chemistry testing
  • Special chemistry testing
  • Endocrinology testing specific to infertility or hormone imbalance issues
  • Hematology testing to rule out infection or anemia
  • Culture and/or blood tests to rule out hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and other sexually transmitted diseases
  • Testing for Group B Strep

 

If you need lab work, call May-Grant Obstetrics & Gynecology or schedule a consultation online.