Urgent Care & Primary Care located in Tonopah, NV

Laboratory services offered in Tonopah, NV

If you need blood tests, a urinalysis, or other lab tests to determine the cause of bothersome symptoms, see the specialists at Frontier Medical Group in Tonopah, Nevada. Board-certified physician Beraldo Vazquez, MD, and the skilled medical team offer comprehensive laboratory services to ensure you receive top-quality treatment promptly. Schedule an in-person or telehealth appointment at Frontier Medical Group by phone, online, or a walk-in visit today.

Laboratory Q&A

What are laboratory tests?

Laboratory testing at Frontier Medical Group uses various methods and technologies to diagnose medical problems that aren’t life-threatening, but require immediate medical care. Properly diagnosing your condition is the most effective way to receive the treatment needed to make a fast, complete recovery after an illness, injury, or chronic disease complication. 

Who benefits from laboratory testing?

You might be a candidate for laboratory testing if you or a family member are at risk of, or have symptoms of, the following:

  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Other hormone imbalances
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Strep throat
  • Flu
  • COVID-19
  • Drug or alcohol misuse
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Other communicable diseases
  • Pregnancy
  • Infections
  • Arthritis

Frontier Medical Group also offers on-site X-rays, ultrasounds, and other imaging procedures. 

Which laboratory tests are available?

Though not a comprehensive list of the lab services available at Frontier Medical Group, the practice offers:

  • Tissue swabs
  • COVID-19 testing
  • Blood draws
  • Urinalysis
  • Drug screen testing
  • Strep tests
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Glucose testing
  • Hemoglobin A1C tests
  • PCR testing 
  • STI testing
  • UTI tests

The type of laboratory testing that’s best for you depends on your symptoms, past diagnoses, lifestyle habits, risk factors, age, and gender.

To determine if you’re a candidate for lab services, the Frontier Medical Group team discusses your medical history, checks your vital signs, completes a physical exam, and discusses your symptoms. They let you know which diagnostic tests are best suited for you. 

What should I expect during laboratory testing?

Laboratory testing at Frontier Medical Group is a simple, painless process. You might submit a urine or stool sample or undergo a tissue swab in your nose, throat, or genital area. Your specialist may take a tissue biopsy for lab analysis or complete a blood draw. Some lab tests require a hair or saliva sample. Your provider lets you know what to expect.

What happens after laboratory testing?

After you undergo laboratory testing and your urgent care specialist receives the results, they discuss them with you. You might need further diagnostic testing, care from another specialist, rest and fluids, or medication prescriptions.

Frontier Medical Group also provides wound care, fracture care, minor procedures, IV therapy, physical therapy, psychological treatments, pain-management solutions, and mind-body techniques. 

Call the Frontier Medical Group office or use the online booking feature today to schedule an in-person or telehealth appointment and determine if you’re a candidate for laboratory testing. Walk-in visits are also welcome.