Blood screening offered at SRMC-Damascus
DAMASCUS– Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) and SRMC Primary Care – Damascus are offering a comprehensive blood screening today at the Damascus facility, 28885 U.S. Route 62.
Screenings begin at 7 a.m. and an appointment is required. To schedule an appointment or for information call 330-446-4096. Participants must provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope at the time of the screening to receive a copy of their results.
Comprehensive blood screenings can help to identify many health problems in their early stages, when they’re most treatable, and may detect conditions such as high cholesterol, anemia, infections, diabetes and other disorders. Some of the tests included are cholesterol, lipids and triglycerides, red and white blood cells, platelets, electrolytes, enzymes, blood sugar, BUN and creatinine, bilirubin and thyroid function.
Cost of the comprehensive screening is $45. Optional tests available for an additional charge include a prostate specific antigen test for $12 and HgA1c diabetes screen for $28. A lipid panel, which measures cholesterol levels and is included in the comprehensive screening, is available as a stand-alone test for $12.