I COME TO VILLA MEDICINA FOR A LABORATORY EXAMINATION, WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME?
Please always bring the list of blood tests you want to take / expert opinion with you, so that our assistants can perform the blood test based on the list!
CAN I EAT AND DRINK BEFORE BLOOD DRAWING?
Most blood tests should be performed on an empty stomach, but drinking water is always recommended.
HOW DO I PREPARE FOR THE FASTING BLOOD DRAW?
To get the most accurate laboratory results, we ask that you do not eat at least 8 hours before the blood test on an empty stomach, but it is especially worth drinking water. If you are taking medication, you can safely take it as prescribed before the blood test.
HOW FAST WILL MY RESULT BE PROVIDED?
Usually within 24-48 hours, but there are special examinations that require a longer time, about which you can ask our colleague for more information. We would like to inform you that we do not send you laboratory test results in all cases, only those that our partner (Spektrum-Lab) does not automatically forward to patients. The blood test results can be viewed within the EESZT system after logging in through the customer portal.
HOW LONG DOES THE INSULIN RESISTANCE TEST TAKE?
It usually takes two hours, but this time may vary depending on the personalized recommendation of the attending physician. The sugar solution (with lemon) is provided by our clinic, which must be drunk after the first blood test, after which you must not eat or drink. Sweet foods and drinks should be avoided the night before the test.
I AM A MOTHER IN THE FIRST TRIMESTER. WHAT BLOOD TEST DO I NEED?
The first trimester lab is the most comprehensive, containing the following parameters: ions, liver and kidney function, blood count, thyroid function, Toxoplasma, Cytomegalovirus, Hepatitis B, Lues serology. blood group + antibody determination, complete urine (first thing in the morning, mid-stream).
I WILL HAVE PREGNANCY DIABETES, WHAT CAN I EXPECT?
We wait for you in our clinic on an empty stomach. After the first blood test, you must consume the sugar solution (+lemon) provided by us, and then you must not eat or drink for the next two hours. Blood is taken again 120 minutes after consumption.
I HAVE A PLANNED C-section; DO I NEED A BLOOD DRAW BEFORE IT?
Yes, a fresh blood group + antibody screening is required one week before the scheduled appointment.
MY DOCTOR ASKED FOR A HORMONE PANEL, WHAT SHOULD I DO?
The hormone panel consists of a total of two blood samples. Call our office on the first day of your period to make an appointment. The first blood test is cycle 3-5. takes place between 21 and 23 of the cycle, and the second day between This blood test is not done on an empty stomach, it is recommended to drink water before it.
IN WHAT FORM WILL I RECEIVE THE FINISHED RESULTS?
We do not always send the laboratory test results to our patients, only those that our partner (Spektrum-Lab) does not automatically forward to you. The blood test results can be viewed within the EESZT system after logging in through the customer portal.
CAN I REGISTER MY CHILD UNDER 14 YEARS OF AGE TO YOU FOR A BLOOD DRAW?
In our institution, we only accept patients over the age of 14 for blood sampling.
I AM NOT COMING TO YOU, SO SHOULD I PREPARE THE NECESSARY PRELIMINARY FINDINGS?
If you are not a patient of our institution, please bring the blood sample request form issued by the attending physician/therapist, thereby helping our colleagues' work.