Lab & Imaging
Our in-house laboratory is equipped to run all necessary test for any type of gyn or early pregnancy emergency.
- Blood Pregnancy test (HCGs), Serum
- Urine HCG
- Stat Chemistry testing (Chem panel and electrolytes)
- Bacterial Vaginitis Panel for yeast infections
- Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
- Non Invasive Parental Testing Kit (Panorama)
- Free and Total Testosterone
Things to Know
Non Invasive Prenatal Testing or NIPT Kits
We use the Panorama Kit, which checks for Trisomy 13, 18 and 21 and also tells you the gender of the baby as early as 9 weeks.
For all tests that we can not run in-house we partner with Primex, Quest and LabCorp for clinical specimens and Path MD for all pathology, cytology, and biopsies
For most tests the turn around time is 24 to 48 hours. Some tests that we have to send out to other labs require more time for test results to come back, usually 5-7 business days. Results for tests that we have to run for emergency patients are usually ready within one hour.
Our in-house imaging center is equipped to perform all necessary imaging for any type of gyn or early pregnancy emergency.
Pelvic (Trans-abdominal/Trans-vaginal) Ultrasound
Used to visualize the uterus, bilateral ovaries, and endometrium (lining), can help to detect cysts, fibroids, and some types of polyps
Obstetrical (Trans-abdominal/Trans-vaginal) Ultrasound
In an early pregnancy ultrasound is used for dating purposes and fetal heart tones. The first trimester ultrasound is also the most accurate in terms of dating. It can also help eliminate the possibility of an ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy located outside of the uterus).
Non-diagnostic tool used to visualize the baby’s face, body, feet, and toes; providing that the baby is in an ideal position. 4-D is the 3-D component used in conjunction with movement. Priceless moments such as yawning can be captured with 4-D.
Sonography is now widely performed to help detect breast abnormalities such as cysts, fibroadenomas, and certain types of breast cancer. I
They can also be used to detect and diagnose breast disease in women experiencing symptoms such as a lump, pain, skin dimpling or nipple discharge. At the moment we refer out for all mammograms to our partner organisations. Complete Women Care will have its own breast imaging center starting 2018.