Laboratory services are available at locations throughout the state and can be found inside many Presbyterian hospitals and Presbyterian Medical Group clinics. Outpatient lab services are also provided at TriCore Reference Laboratory locations. For more information about hours of operation and to find the lab site closest to you, visit the TriCore website. These locations offer full-service laboratory testing as ordered by your treating provider with all sites now offering collection and drop-off appointments (visit www.tricore.org for more detail).
Some common lab tests include, but are not limited to:
- Blood tests including iron levels, blood glucose and hemoglobin A1c levels, lipid (or cholesterol) levels, thyroid levels, and kidney and liver function studies
- Routine screening blood tests for medication levels for anticoagulation medications, heart (cardiac) medications and seizure medications
- Urine tests to check for ketones, protein, urinary tract infections (UTIs) or glucose
- Drug screens for work or DOT physicals