Providence Alaska Laboratory Consumer Convenience Testing Program

January 21, 2022 Providence News Team

The Providence Alaska Medical Center Laboratory’s new Consumer Convenience Testing Program provides testing at an affordable rate and without a physician’s order. You can choose from nine common lab tests and have them done as many times as you’d like.

The tests require payment in-full and in advance with a credit card. Once the lab collects the sample, it will be processed, and results will be mailed to you within 3-6 business days. The results will include the value and reference range for each test.

Available Tests

Complete Metabolic Panel: This test gives important information about the current status of your kidneys, liver, and electrolyte and acid/base balance as well as of your blood sugar and blood proteins. Cost $35

Lipid Panel: This test measures lipids-fats and fatty substances used as a source of energy in your body. Lipids include cholesterol, triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), and low-density lipoprotein (LDL). 12-hour fast is required to perform this test. Cost $30

Complete Blood Count: This test provides important information about the kinds and numbers of cells in the blood, especially red blood cells, white cells and platelets. Cost $20

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone: This test is used to detect problems affecting the thyroid gland, which may include hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. It can also be used to track the treatment of thyroid replacement medicine. Cost $35

Prostate Specific Antigen: Prostate-specific antigen is a substance released into a man’s blood by his prostate gland. This test measures the amount of prostate-specific antigen in the blood. Low amounts of PSA may be found in the blood of healthy men. Cost $40

Vitamin D: This tests for deficiencies of 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D in your blood. 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D production in your body requires exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays; it is also obtained through your diet. Cost $35

Hemoglobin A1c: This test can be used to screen for diabetes in non-pregnant, non-anemic individuals. It is also used to monitor glucose control in diabetics. In addition to measuring the percentage of glycosylated hemoglobin, it provides an estimate of the average glucose level in your blood over the last several months. Cost $35

Testosterone: Testosterone is a hormone produced that plays a key role in the development of male reproductive system, muscle and bone. Cost $55

Laboratory Locations

Providence Health Park
3841 Piper St., T Tower, Suite 211
Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Tudor Square
3425 E Tudor Road
Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Southside Anchorage
345 W 104th Ave., #300
Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

For questions, please contact lab client services at 907-212-3631.
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