Community Blood Draws
2nd Wednesday of Every Month – 6 am – Noon
Prime Time Senior Center, 300 Lovers Lane, Steubenville, Ohio 43952
Trinity Health System Department of Laboratories has developed a Comprehensive Blood Analysis Program which will give individuals the opportunity to have a group of blood tests performed for $50.00. Programs of this type are responsible for detecting early signs of health problems and monitoring treatment of known problems.
The following table lists the offered tests and their significance:
|HEMATOLOGY PROFILE $40|
(Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RBC, WBC, and Platelets)
|Anemia and other blood disorders as well as a way to measure the ability of red and white cells to perform their jobs, clotting ability, or an indicator for bacterial, viral, or parasitic infections.|
|GLUCOSE||Diabetes or the tendency to acquire the disease.|
|CHOLESTEROL, TRIGLYCERIDE, HDL/LDL||Risk of heart disease and the measurement of body fats.|
|AST, ALT||Enzymes to measure and evaluate liver function.|
|TOTAL BILIRUBIN||Waste product elevated in liver disease.
|ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE||Enzyme elevated in liver and bone disease.
|BUN (Blood Urea Nitrogen)||Analyte elevated in kidney disease. Renal failure marker.|
|CRT (Creatinine)||Analyte elevated in kidney disease. Renal failure marker.|
|URIC ACID||Indicator of gout and other arthritic states.
(Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Total CO2)
|Measures fluid imbalance, monitors hypertension, dehydration, and effectiveness of blood pressure medications.|
|CALCIUM||Marker of bone disorders and disease.|
|TOTAL PROTEIN||Measurement of protein/calorie ratio. Malnutrition marker.|
|ALBUMIN||Indicator of liver disease and nutritional status.
|TSH||Used to evaluate thyroid gland function, and to help diagnose overactive or underactive thyroid gland.|
|OPTIONAL TESTING FOR AN ADDITIONAL FEE OF $15.00|
|HBA1c||The HBA1c test is used primarily to monitor the glucose control of diabetics over time.|
|OPTIONAL TESTING FOR AN ADDITIONAL FEE OF $20.00|
|Vitamin D||To determine if you have a vitamin D deficiency; if you are receiving vitamin D supplementation, to determine if it is adequate|
For any questions, please call your physician.