Lab Services

Family Practice & Primary Care Practice located in Sugar Land, TX

If you have symptoms of an illness, disease, or infection, lab services at Voss Family Clinic in Sugar Land, Texas, can pinpoint the cause. The experienced family medicine specialists offer on-site labs to diagnose and treat medical problems effectively. Call the office to schedule an appointment, book one online, or simply walk-in today.

Lab Services Q&A

What are lab services?

On-site lab services at Voss Family Clinic include numerous diagnostic tests that allow your family medicine specialist to diagnose an illness, disease, or other medical problems. Lab services available include:

  • Urinalysis 
  • Stool tests
  • Blood work
  • Saliva tests
  • Nasal swabs
  • Throat swabs
  • Skin biopsies
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) tests
  • COVID-19 testing
  • Respiratory pathogen panels (RPPs)

RPPs test for bacteria and viruses in your respiratory tract. 

Access to on-site labs can save you time and money without the need to make separate appointments at another lab site.

What are lab services used for?

Your Voss Family Clinic provider may suggest lab services if you’re at risk or have symptoms of:

  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Arthritis
  • COVID-19
  • STDs
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Strep throat
  • Other infections
  • Flu
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Allergies 

X-rays or other imaging procedures help detect osteoporosis, fractures, and additional injuries. 

Are lab services right for me?

After discussing your medications, symptoms, lifestyle habits, and medical history, your Voss Family Clinic provider determines if you’re a candidate for lab services. They check your vital signs, weigh you, and complete a physical exam if necessary. 

You might need more than one lab test to achieve the most detailed analysis of your overall health and well-being. 

When will I receive my lab test results?

The length of time it takes to receive lab testing results depends on the type of test you complete. You might receive results in as little as 15 minutes, the same day, the following day, or after several days. Your Voss Family Clinic provider lets you know what to expect.

What happens after lab services testing?

After a family medicine specialist receives the results of your lab tests, they review them with you in person or over the phone. Based on the outcome, your provider may suggest the following:

  • Rest and fluids
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Prescription medications
  • Inhaler 
  • Other breathing treatments 
  • Injections
  • Medical procedures

If you need a complex medical procedure or care from another specialist, the Voss Family Clinic providers offer referrals. They follow up with you to ensure you remain as healthy as possible.

Call the Voss Family Clinic office, schedule an appointment online, or simply walk-in to learn more about lab services and if they’re right for you.