Committed to customer satisfaction, our laboratory is staffed 24 hours daily to accommodate testing in the following areas:
Substance Abuse Testing
5 Panel, 7 Panel, 10 Panel
Magee General Hospital Laboratory is equipped with fully integrated automation offering same day turnaround on all routine lab tests.
Prothrombin time: For management of oral anticoagulant therapy
Urinalysis: Helpful indicator of healthy or diseased state
Calcium: To evaluate high or low calcium state
Phosphorous: Used in conjunction with calcium tests
Magnesium: To evaluate kidney function and metabolic activity in the body
Uric acid: Measurement most commonly used in the evaluation of renal failure and gout.
Testosterone: Measurements in men assess hypogonadism, pituitary gonadotropin function, impotency, and also useful in the detection of ovarian tumors and virilizing conditions in women.
PSA: Prostate cancer detector
ALT (Alkaline Transaminase): Used to diagnose liver disease
ALP (Alkaline Phosphatase): Used to diagnose liver and bone disease.
AST (Aspartate Transaminase): Used in the evaluation of liver and heart disease.
GGT (Glutamyltransferase): Used to detect liver difficulty and alcohol-induced liver disease.
Potassium & Sodium: Used to diagnose acid base and water imbalance.
C Peptide: Indicator for insulin secretion.
Fasting Blood Sugar: Used for diabetic management.
2-hr postprandial blood sugar: After a meal for a suspected diabetic patient.
Bilirubin: Evaluates liver function and in rare cases Gilbert’s Disease.
BUN (Blood Urea Nitrogen): Evaluates kidney function
Creatinine: More specific indicator of kidney function.
CBC (Complete Blood Count): Basic screening test. Series of tests that determine
many factors concerning blood cells.
ESR (Sedimentation Rate): Not diagnostic, but is an indicator that a disease
process is present.
Complete Iron Tests: For evaluation of types of anemia or iron overload.
B12 & Folic Acid: Used to diagnose a type of anemia and helps in treating high levels of homocysteine (factor in coronary artery disease).
Cholesterol: Indicator of potential risk for arthrosclerotic coronary artery disease. Also part of thyroid and liver function studies.
HDL-C: High density Lipoprotein check. The HDL-C levels are inversely proportional to coronary heart disease (CHD)
VLDL & LDL: Determines coronary heart disease risk. The”LDL’S” are closely associated with increased incidence of arthrosclerosis and CHD.
APOLIPOPROTEIN A & B: Apo A deficiencies are often associated with premature cardiovascular disease. Apo B plays an important role in LDL catabolism
Triglycerides: This test evaluates suspected atherosclerosis and measures the body’s ability to metabolize fat.
Thyroid Function Tests: These tests determine thyroid status, rule out hypo & hyperthyroidism and evaluate thyroid replacement therapy.
For assistance with your laboratory needs please contact:
Tanya Magee BS, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA)
300 Third Avenue Southeast
Magee, Mississippi 39111
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