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CRC Labs offers various different blood testing in Sacramento so you could gain a better understanding of your overall health, what you may need to do to improve your health, or if there is nothing you need to be doing to increase your health.

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Introduction to Blood Testing

One of the most important ways to keep track of your overall physical health is through regular blood testing. Getting tested routinely will allow you to keep track of the changes in your body over time that may impact you and your overall health as well as encourage you to make more informed decisions about your overall health. Blood testing is the most common type of diagnostic test, and while the test itself is simple, the results provide a lot of information and doctors can detect a wide range of issues from a single test. Your doctor will usually recommend getting routine blood work done once a year, however, there are many reasons to get tested more frequently. 

Some reasons to be tested more regularly include: 

  • When you are experiencing persistent abnormal symptoms such as weight fluctuation, abnormal fatigue or brain fog
  • To optimize your overall health by giving you a better understanding of how your unhealthy habits might be affecting your body 
  • And to reduce your risk of disease or future health complications by catching early signs and indications of future risk for diseases or conditions

The process for blood testing is typically fairly simple and quick. After a doctor orders a blood test, our health care professionals will need to take various samples of blood, usually from a vein in your arm. Most tests should only take a few minutes and should not be exceedingly painful. 

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The Different Services That Fall Under Blood Testing

There are a number of common blood tests that adults may test for on a regular, yearly basis. Some common blood tests are as follows. A complete blood count (CBC) test checks for levels of 10 different components of every major cell in your body, which include white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets. A CBC test measures red blood cell count, hemoglobin and hematocrit. Abnormalities in any of these areas may be indicative of several conditions such as nutritional deficiencies, iron deficiency, infection, bone marrow issues, heart conditions and cancer. 

A basic metabolic panel (BMP) checks for levels of different compounds in the blood such as calcium, sodium, carbon dioxide, electrolytes, glucose, potassium, chloride and creatine. 

Another common test is a complete metabolic panel (CMP) which includes all the same measurements of the BMP test along with additional proteins and substances related to liver function such as total protein, alkaline phosphatase, alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase, bilirubin and albumin. High levels of any of this can indicate certain diseases, conditions and varying complications. 

Lipid panels are used to check cholesterol levels. There is high-density lipoprotein (HDL) otherwise known as ‘good’ cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) also known as ‘bad’ cholesterol. HDL removes harmful substances from your blood and helps the liver break them down into waste, and LDL can cause plaque to build up in your arteries, which increases the risk for heart disease. 

Other tests include sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing, thyroid panels to check on your thyroid production, enzyme markers, coagulation panels, c-reactive protein tests, and DHEA-sulfate serum tests. 

Blood testing in Sacramento is an important way to keep track of your overall health, prevent diseases, or to treat current conditions. CRC Labs encourages you to undergo regular blood testing to help you sustain and keep up with a balanced, healthy overall lifestyle.

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What to Bring to Your Blood Test in California

When visiting a lab, you should bring the test request form from the healthcare professional who is requesting the blood testing.CRC Labs has taken a number of steps in response to COVID-19 that are consistent with CDC guidelines, including social distancing and enhanced cleaning procedures at our patient service centers (PSCs). It is required that patients wear a mask. Some blood testing may require fasting for 8-12 hours before the test. Your doctor will let you know how to prepare for your blood tests in California. 

You can now book a blood test appointment with CRC Labs on our website. Signing up for California Recovery Center laboratory services in Northern California is simple. Patients can schedule their testing services through our website by booking an online appointment, or patients can reach us directly at (916) 566-5856.

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Why Choose CRC Labs for Your Blood Testing in Sacramento, California

Here at CRC Labs, we understand the importance of the ability of a physician to make timely and evidence-based decisions that will result in changes of care management for our patients. Clinical laboratory services, like that of CRC Labs, provide the information required by a physician to start, adjust and also stop a course of treatment. These measures allow for physicians to come to accurate, results-driven conclusions that will provide patients with the most appropriate, cost-effective use of drugs and other therapies, while providing patients with the appropriate level of care needed to better their condition. 

We believe in the use of new technologies that are continuing to improve the productivity levels of our laboratories by fighting against new diseases and new disease strains that calls for more testing and more lab work than ever before. CRC Labs provides quick, safe and accurate testing that will help each patient with diagnosing their conditions, and our technicians and physicians are always working together to improve our testing services. 

At CRC Labs, we understand that over 70% of health care decisions are based on diagnostic test results, and we, therefore, understand the importance in providing high-quality, accurate and timely lab test results for each of our patients. Our California lab services provide each patient with the support and information necessary to implement and manage your unique situation. We incorporate industry best practices into your testing solutions to ensure that you are receiving accurate and reliable results. This will help in improving your condition through providing the right information the first time around to save you both time and money. In accordance with the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Testing, the more efficient the testing protocol, the shorter the length of inpatient stay or outpatient encounter, the faster the implementation of therapy, and the lower the overall cost of care. Our California lab services are here to provide you with the testing services you need.

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