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Whole lab tests

Diagnostic tests of Blood, urine help experts track the overall well-being of the person. Experts recommend blood or urine tests when assessing the changes in the body due to age or he notices unusual and persistent symptoms. Most blood and urine test results arrive within 24 to 72 hours, technicians prepare reports and send them for consultation to experts.

Working standards of Diagnostic Lab Tests

The accuracy of results matters a lot and depends on the quality of services the lab uses. There is always a need to maintain hygiene standards and efficiency while taking, testing, sample arranging, and preparing a report. A slight mistake in taking a sample or preparing or arranging sample reports can completely change the scenario.

Conducting Blood Test

The blood sample procedure needs technicians to tie a tourniquet around the location, identify the vein and clean the area off with an alcohol wipe before inserting a needle into it. Blood oozes out and fills the syringe. The technician will remove the tourniquet and place a bandage on the venipuncture site. The collected sample goes into the lab, and technicians perform whatever tests experts have mentioned for an individual.

Conducting Urine Test

Urine tests need the person to collect the sample in a container and hand it over to the technician for conducting diagnostic tests. Sometimes a technician may insert a thin, flexible tube (catheter) through the urinary tract opening and into the bladder to collect the urine sample. Technicians may perform visual or dipstick tests or microscopic exams on collected samples. It depends on the test that experts have recommended.