Ancillary/Support Services

UAMS Ancillary/Support Services

At UAMS, we provide convenient diagnostic and support services on site. Using the latest equipment and technology, we can quickly provide a wide variety of test results and x-rays.

Offering convenience for you, these services supply the information needed by our doctors to diagnose and treat patients in a timely manner. You have the benefit of learning more about your condition during your visit, and our on-site services save you the time spent visiting another facility. Quick test results also mean that your doctor is better able to prescribe the correct treatment during your appointment.

Common Tests

Common Laboratory Tests

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

To schedule an appointment, please call 501-686-8000.