Before Testing

Are there any special instructions I need to follow to prepare for my lab test?
If any special instructions are required you will be informed in the communication accompanying your requisition. They will also be listed in the Patient In...
Mon, Mar 21, 2022 at 12:04 PM
Should I continue to take my medicine before getting my test?
You should always consult the physician prescribing your medication before you stop taking the medication for any reason, including taking lab tests.
Wed, Feb 2, 2022 at 9:38 AM
Does "fasting" mean nothing at all to eat or drink for a specific amount of time?
When instructed to "fast" for a specific amount of time, you should have no food or beverages other than water.  You should drink plenty of water...
Mon, Mar 21, 2022 at 12:05 PM
Why is gender required?
When placing an order your gender is required to determine the reference ranges needed for the tests being ordered.   Some tests do have different referen...
Tue, Oct 11, 2022 at 2:25 PM
Will I receive my kit in the mail?
Our services require you to be collected at one of our 4000 partner patient service centers (PSCs). This is the most effective form of blood testing recomme...
Tue, Oct 11, 2022 at 2:55 PM
How can I book a test?
You can book a test by going to www.privatemdlabs.com Once on our site, simply just search for the test(s) you are interested in, and add them to your c...
Tue, Oct 11, 2022 at 3:00 PM
Is fasting necessary for hormone testing?
Some hormone testing does require fasting. We provide patient instructions that accompany the requisition we email you once you’ve placed your order.    E...
Mon, Oct 17, 2022 at 9:58 AM
What factors and interactions can affect my results?
Many factors can affect your laboratory testing such as your sex, age, race, or even when you had your last meal.    Medications, vitamins and supplements...
Mon, Oct 17, 2022 at 9:58 AM
Do I need to take any paperwork?
You will just want to make sure you take your government issued ID. You don’t need anything else.
Mon, Oct 17, 2022 at 10:04 AM
As a bodybuilder, what tests should I order?
Hi! We're thrilled to see you here! You've landed in the right place for top-notch support with your health & bodybuilding goals.   You can ...
Fri, May 12, 2023 at 2:54 PM