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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.4(487 reviews)
2004 W State St, Washington, MO 630902004 W State St
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I thought it was extremely easy to book a lab test appointment with Priority. Getting the test done was simple and so was the getting the results! Great job putting together something so user friendly.
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Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care, Washington

Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care

4.7(6.4k reviews)
555 Washington Square Center, Washington, MO 63090555 Washington Square Center
OpenFri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.25(550 reviews)
17820 Se 109 Avenue, Union, MO 6308417820 Se 109 Avenue
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Recent patient review

I was very surprised with my experience here. My appointment was made very quickly. I was seen in a very short period of time. My test results came back in a very timely manner. I was able to speak with a doctor soon after and was taking care of. I was very satisfied with the experience I had here. I definitely recommend using them for any issues you have or any questions you may have.
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Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care, Wentzville

Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care

4.8(1.2k reviews)
1111 W Pearce Blvd, Wentzville, MO 633851111 W Pearce Blvd
OpenFri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Everyone was friendly and the service was fast! I know it can get busy and take a while, but this visit was great! Lacy was great with my kids and very informative! Thank you!
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.37(446 reviews)
1203 Old Trolley Rd, Wentzville, MO 633851203 Old Trolley Rd
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I highly recommend for anyone thinking of getting tested. From start to finish the whole process was hassle free and and very professional. I had my results very quickly and discreetly couldn't be happier with the service.
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Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care, Lake St Louis

Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care

4.9(229 reviews)
6460 Ronald Reagan Dr, Lake Saint Louis, MO 633676460 Ronald Reagan Dr
OpenFri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.59(555 reviews)
1738 Grand Island Blvd, Wildwood, MO 630051738 Grand Island Blvd
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Recent patient review

I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Priority Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care, O'Fallon

Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care

4.8(4.8k reviews)
2991 State Hwy K, O'Fallon, MO 633682991 State Hwy K
OpenFri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care, Eureka

Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care

4.7(2.8k reviews)
20 Legends Pkwy, Eureka, MO 6302520 Legends Pkwy
OpenFri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care, Ellisville

Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care

4.9(3.6k reviews)
1326 Clarkson Clayton Center, Ellisville, MO 630111326 Clarkson Clayton Center
OpenFri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

I was able to schedule the appointment on Saturday night, even though the office was closed, through an on line system. You can even take a photo copy of your medical insurance card through the computer system. The nurse greeted and placed me in a room. The physician was thorough and patient as she evaluated my medical situation. I highly recommend this medical service.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.48(424 reviews)
4120 Laurel St, O'Fallon, MO 633764120 Laurel St
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Excellent customer service. Knowledgeably answered all questions. Appointment and billing were fast. Testing next day was on time and professional. Results available within 24 hours. Highly recommend.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.32(571 reviews)
159 E. Bloomingdale Avenue, Town and Country, MO 63017159 E. Bloomingdale Avenue
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A great experience for something I had a lot of anxiety about. Had no wait time or issues at the testing center/lab. Had blood drawn at 3pm and had results by email at 9am the next morning.
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Walgreens Healthcare Clinic

Walgreens Healthcare Clinic

890 Country Corners Shop Center, Washington, MO 63090890 Country Corners Shop Center
OpenFri 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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  • Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Total Access Urgent Care, Washington

Total Access Urgent Care

4.62(13 reviews)
1717 Madison Ave, Washington, MO 630901717 Madison Ave
OpenFri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Walked in after hearing a "pop" and experiencing extreme pain in my right knee. Sarah checked me in and within an hour I had been interviewed, examined, had an ex ray, was diagnosed, and released with recommendations for additional treatment. The customer service and compassion from every staff member was very impressive. I am very happy to have such a tremendous facility within 30 minutes, because "stuff happens" at the farm. I highly recommend them.
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Gateway Drug Screening

Gateway Drug Screening

206 S Church St, Union, MO 63084206 S Church St
OpenFri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mercy Clinic Family Medicine - Union

Mercy Clinic Family Medicine - Union

1935 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, MO 630841935 Prairie Dell Rd
OpenFri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Total Access Urgent Care, Wentzville

Total Access Urgent Care

4.53(62 reviews)
1890 Wentzville Pkwy, Wentzville, MO 633851890 Wentzville Pkwy
OpenFri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

In a recent emergency, my wife needed medical help quickly. I usually trust hospitals above urgent care centers but I was proven wrong when we opted for the closer Total Access in Wentzville. We walked in and she was immediately led to a private room and testing began right away. Tests performed were far more comprehensive than I would've ever guessed. The staff was super friendly and highly professional and calmed us down quickly. Top notch staff and state of the art equipment. We discovered that we made the right choice by coming here for healthcare. This is a great alternative to hospitals, where long waits and checking in before being seen is the norm. I'm recommending this option to anyone needing healthcare, especially friends and family. You want only the best in an emergency, and you can feel confident that you're getting exactly THAT here.
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Labcorp

Labcorp

801 Medical Dr, Wentzville, MO 63385801 Medical Dr
OpenFri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Urgent Care for Kids

Urgent Care for Kids

1413 Wentzville Pkwy, Wentzville, MO 633851413 Wentzville Pkwy
OpenFri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics

1201 Wentzville Pkwy, Wentzville, MO 633851201 Wentzville Pkwy
OpenFri 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Latest Lab Tests Updates

Jun 15, 2022
BA.4 and BA.5 — "sister variants" of the original omicron strain — are gaining prevalence in the U.S. and now account for about 1 in 5 confirmed COVID-19 cases nationwide, CDC data shows. (Becker's)
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COVID-19 hospitalizations are up 20 percent nationwide over the last 14 days, with 45 states and Washington, D.C., reporting an increase. Nationwide, COVID-19 cases increased 14 percent over the past 14 days, according to HHS data collected by The New York Times.

Lab Tests FAQs

  • Where should I get a lab test in New Haven?

    Doctors commonly order lab tests and can refer you to one or more reputable lab test centers in your area. Tests can be performed in New Haven hospitals, urgent care centers, and walk-in clinics that specialize in lab testing. Your healthcare practitioner can supply you with a list of lab test providers, or you can use Solv to see what's available in your area.

  • How much do lab tests cost?

    The cost of a lab test is determined by several factors, including the type of test, your location, whether you have insurance, and the fees charged by the lab test provider. Many health insurance providers will cover the cost of lab testing in part or in full. Those who do not have insurance, on the other hand, will almost certainly face higher costs. Contact lab test providers directly to confirm the cost of your lab test based on your health insurance benefits. The cost of a lab test is determined by several factors, including the type of test, your location, whether you have insurance, and the fees charged by the lab test provider. Many health insurance providers will cover the cost of lab testing in part or in full.

  • Does insurance cover lab testing?

    Many health insurance plans will cover lab tests that your doctor determines are medically necessary for your illness. The easiest way to find out if your health plan covers lab testing is to contact your insurance carrier directly or ask the lab test provider to check your insurance benefits and verify price.Many health insurance plans will cover lab tests that your doctor determines are medically necessary for your illness. The easiest way to find out if your health plan covers lab testing is to contact your insurance carrier directly or ask the lab test provider to check your insurance benefits and verify price.

  • How long does it take to get lab test results in New Haven?

    Lab test results may be available in minutes, hours, days, or weeks, depending on the type of test performed, lab staff productivity, and your doctor's availability. Some lab test providers let you see your results as soon as they're available online, while others need you to wait for your doctor's answer. Your doctor or the lab provider can give you a more accurate estimate of when your lab test results will arrive.

  • What is a routine lab test?

    A basic lab test may evaluate your red and white blood cell counts to discover if you have anemia, a blood infection, or blood cancer. It may also test fat levels in your blood to determine your risk of heart disease and examine the health of your organs, such as your heart, kidneys, and liver. Your healthcare provider will be able to explain what a typical lab test entails.

  • What STDs can be detected by a blood test?

    A blood test can identify STDs such as syphilis, HIV, hepatitis C, and herpes. Your doctor may order that blood be collected and submitted to a lab, or that you undergo STD testing at a lab test provider. STD test results might arrive in minutes, days, or weeks, depending on the lab test company you work with.

  • Do I need to see a doctor before getting a lab test?

    Before performing specific tests, some lab test providers require a doctor's referral, while others do not. The benefit of seeing a doctor before getting a lab test is that you can assess whether or not you need one based on your symptoms and a physical examination. A doctor can also help you decide which tests are necessary.

  • How can I book a lab test on Solv?

    On our home page, please specify the type of lab service you desire, as well as your location and state. Solv will give you with a list of lab test providers in your area, as well as their contact information, so you can make an appointment right immediately.

  • How long does getting a lab test take?

    The majority of lab tests are completed in a matter of minutes, but certain providers may have extensive wait times that require you to spend up to an hour in the lab. To limit the amount of time you spend waiting for your lab test, schedule an appointment with Solv ahead of time.

  • Should I try at-home lab testing?

    Privacy, convenience, and accuracy are all advantages of at-home lab testing. Some at-home lab testing services, however, may not be covered by your health insurance plan. Some healthcare practitioners may seek additional lab tests to corroborate their diagnosis of specific health concerns. Consult your doctor to see if at-home lab testing is appropriate for you, given your unique health situation.Privacy, convenience, and accuracy are all advantages of at-home lab testing. Some at-home lab testing services, however, may not be covered by your health insurance plan. Some healthcare practitioners may seek additional lab tests to corroborate their diagnosis of specific health concerns. Consult your doctor to see if at-home lab testing is appropriate for you, given your unique health situation.

Recent Lab Tests Reviews (20)

I found this neighborhood pharmacy offering rapid covid testing via Google search. I'm glad I did! Lots of appointment times available, very friendly and professional staff, and convenient location. The person assisting me talked to me about possible exposure timeline and symptoms, explained the various tests and confirmed with me what I wanted, performed the tests, and called me with results promptly. Excellent service and I look forward to patronizing them for any future pharmacy needs.

- Verified patient on 11/11

The new guy did great, wait was short, receptionist was funny. Everyone seemed more concerned about the covid/strep test than what I was actually feeling. I know everyone is overworked with not enough help. I just wish a few more looks would have been taken. I am still getting worse with no relief.

- Verified patient on 11/24

Incredible service. The experience made me proud of humans and what we can accomplish. My first test at the beginning of the pandemic took two weeks to get results and everyone was cranky. At Rapid Test I had the results 15 minutes after I got home. The team was incredibly efficient and super nice. Keep up the good work!

- Verified patient on 1/30

While my wait was 2 1/2 hours to be tested for COVID… it was not the facility’s fault… simply the nature of a small facility and an overflow of clients. Once I was called , the process to be tested went swiftly and the Nurse Practitioner was extremely helpful in answering, not only my questions, but also in taking the time to check my vital signs, and offering advice to mitigate my symptoms.

- Verified patient on 9/17

Everyone I interacted with from the express care staff to radiology and lab were fantastic. Once I was seen everything moved smoothly and all tests were performed in a timely manner. Most importantly there were updates right away on results and I was called my CT results within a hour of me returning home.

- Verified patient on 9/16

On a Saturday morning walk in. I wanted to do the rapid Covid-19 test to make sure I was not sick. The staff was great and got me in and out. I have a virus and thankfully not the covid virus!

- Verified patient on 2/20

I made an appointment and used a drive-up facility for a rapid COVID-19 test. Staff was very friendly and courteous. They explained the procedure and had me in my way within minutes. My results were emailed to me after about 20 of my test. Highly recommend using Rapid MedLab.

- Verified patient on 1/11

My son needed to come in for Covid rapid test. The person I spoke to was so nice! She got us all set up over the phone and he was able to get in and be seen. It was a very easy process! Thank you!

- Verified patient on 5/15

Because the lab to which I'd gone for my COVID PCR test never reported my results, I had to scramble at 5 am to find a facility at which to be tested. Thankfully, the agent at American Airlines directed me to Creve Coeur Urgent Care! Dr. Alazzani was able to do a rapid antigen test as soon as I arrived and Ms. Pickens handled all of the paperwork. Thanks to them, I was still able to get to Barbados on the day intended!

- Verified patient on 1/22

I went in with breathing issues they took me back immediately and started testing to find what was going on. I had pneumonia which I had asked my Doctor if he thought it was that at my appointment. I have been there several times and have been satisfied with the services. BEST urgent care in the area.

- Verified patient on 11/28

Visited as a drive up customer, having made our appt the night before. Was greeted by a pair of employees who informed us what to expect and how results would be communicated. Shortly after that another tech collected the sample and told us that while the test took 15 minutes, it could take up to an hour to document the results and send the email. We were in and out in 15 minutes and received our results in an hour. Very professional, courteous and timely.

- Verified patient on 2/13

The only concern I have is the Nurse practitioner asked me to have a Covid test and I agreed. The test was negative. I had bronchial symptoms and I had a fever last night of 100.0. The Covid test was negative. On her assessment she wrote “Contact with and suspected exposure to Covid 19. “ I never said I had contact with anyone with covid. I don’t even know any one with active Covid. I would like this above statement to be removed from my medical records.

- Verified patient on 5/9

Excellent care—check in friendly and efficient and caring, tech friendly and explained the nasal swab test very well and performed very well, nurse practitioner very professional and caring with great bedside manner and listened and answered our ?’s very well. The solv online appointment making also was very efficient. Thank you for a great experience.

- Verified patient on 7/2

I was glad to have a place to get the test. Only thing I wish I could of done was to be able to call in and get my name on the waiting list so when I drove an hour not feeling well, I would not of had to wait outside in a running car.

- Verified patient on 12/7

I went for a COVID test. There were 20 people ahead of me so there was quite a wait. However, once I was called in, everything went very smoothly. The process to check in was very convenient. It’s much easier at the Elm Street facility than the main building.

- Verified patient on 9/6

I pulled up for my rapid COVID test and had to wait no more than 10 minutes for the whole thing. The staff was super friendly and explained everything in a clear and concise way. If I or someone I know needs a test I would send them here.

- Verified patient on 2/1

Although the wait time was long, the staff was supremely helpful, and kind. They were doing their best given the volume of walk ins they were dealing with. I appreciate all the staff I interacted with was trying to help speed up the time it was taking to have my covid testing done. All the women working today (November 12 at the ambassador location) are an asset to the NextCare team. Thank you!

- Verified patient on 11/12

Very disappointed I didn’t get my results in a hour and your location was closed right after I took the covid test. My husband went 10 minutes before I did and he got his results in 45 minutes. I’m 90 minutes later and no results in any of my emails accounts and coordinating junk and spam folders.

- Verified patient on 2/23

Although I waited 3 hours to get tested, the staff was very friendly. The nurse made me feel like I was her number one priority and the doctor was very thorough and kind. It’s a tough time right now and it was a good visit.

- Verified patient on 9/17

I had an appointment, but were busy, 2 hour wait time for those without appointments. I had some wait time, but I was grateful to get in for the Covid test. Taylor Donahue did a great job of answering any questions and advising me on this Covid. Thank you.

- Verified patient on 8/30

New Haven Lab Tests

Lab tests take samples of your blood, urine, saliva, and other bodily secretions, which are then analyzed in a lab to help doctors diagnose and treat certain illnesses. Lab tests can be used to diagnose an illness, detect changes in an existing condition, and monitor how your body responds to a therapy, among other things. They can also be used to monitor the progression of a disease or a set of diseases.

If your doctor is unable to make a definitive diagnosis of your disease, or if you are having a variety of symptoms that could indicate a variety of disorders, he or she may request a lab test. To see how you're responding to a drug or to check if you're at risk for certain diseases, lab tests may be performed.If your doctor is unable to make a definitive diagnosis of your disease, or if you are having a variety of symptoms that could indicate a variety of disorders, he or she may request a lab test. To see how you're responding to a drug or to check if you're at risk for certain diseases, lab tests may be performed.

Some lab tests require no preparation at all, while others may require you to fast for eight to twelve hours before the test in order to avoid erroneous results from certain meals and beverages. Your healthcare provider may advise you to cease smoking, exercising, and taking certain medications and nutritional supplements for many hours or days before your blood test.

Before your lab test, ask your doctor for precise instructions to follow to minimize erroneous results and multiple trips to the lab for additional testing. Before your lab test, ask your doctor for precise instructions to follow to minimize erroneous results and multiple trips to the lab for additional testing.

A lab worker may use a needle to draw blood from your arm or prick your finger to collect a small sample of blood during a blood test. During a urine test, your physician will ask you to go to the restroom and urinate in a sterile cup, then set your sample on a shelf where a lab technician can pick it up and process it. The personnel at the lab testing facility will demonstrate how to do each type of test.

A lab worker may draw blood from your arm with a needle or prick your finger to acquire a small sample of blood during a blood test. During a urine test, your physician will tell you to go to the bathroom and urinate in a sterile cup, then set your sample on a shelf to be picked up and processed by a lab worker. The personnel at the lab testing facility will demonstrate how to do each test.

Rob Rohatsch
Medically reviewed by Dr. Rob Rohatsch, MD

Updated on Sep 25, 22

Sources

Solv has strict sourcing guidelines and relies on peer-reviewed studies, academic research institutions, and medical associations. We avoid using tertiary references.

  1. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Blood Tests.
    https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/blood-tests
  2. University of California at Santa Cruz. Order Your Own Tests for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
    https://healthcenter.ucsc.edu/services/self-directed-sti-testing.html
  3. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Tests Used In Clinical Care.
    https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/in-vitro-diagnostics/tests-used-clinical-care
  4. MedlinePlus. How to Prepare for a Lab Test.
    https://medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/how-to-prepare-for-a-lab-test/

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