Laboratory Screening Tests 2016-02-08T13:18:46-05:00

Laboratory Screening Tests

The lab tests we will perform during your comprehensive executive physical at the UAMS Family Medical Center include:

Blood Counts

  • Hemoglobin and hematocrit counts – test for anemia (iron deficiency)
  • White blood cell count – test for bacterial infections and other conditions
  • Platelet count – test for proper blood coagulation

Blood Chemistries

  • Glucose – test for diabetes or hypoglycemia
  • Potassium and calcium – tests to assess proper electrolyte balance
  • HDL & LDL cholesterol and triglycerides – tests to screen for appropriate and healthy levels of cholesterol and fats in the blood
  • Uric acid – screening for gout
  • Total protein, albumin, SGOT and SGPT – tests liver function
  • Sedimentation rate – tests for inflammatory or infectious disorders
  • Urinalysis – test for kidney or bladder problems
  • Stool guaiac – test for hidden blood in the stool
  • Prostate specific antigen (PSA) – for men only, a screening test for prostate disease
  • HIV (AIDS) test – optional

For more information on scheduling an executive physical, please call 501-686-8821.