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Frequently Asked Questions

Taking a Test

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As blood test results are best interpreted with clinical findings and family history, you should seek a doctor’s advice so relevant tests for your condition are appropriately analysed. Besides visiting your family physician or specialist, you may wish to have the tests done at any of our Parkway Shenton Medical Group clinics located island wide. Or you may also opt to have tests done at Executive Health Screeners, located within our hospital premises.

After your consultation with the doctor, the clinic will assist to complete the sample laboratory request form below and you may have your blood samples drawn either at the clinic or at one of our outpatient laboratories.

Sample laboratory request form

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If the tests you are doing require fasting, you should fast for at least 12 hours after a normal meal.

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You can drink plain water during the fasting period

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You may visit us at any of our outpatient laboratories during office hours with a Laboratory Request Form signed by your doctor.


Test Results

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Your laboratory report will be sent to your doctor when completed.

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Test results will only be released directly to the physician who ordered the tests. This is because test results need to be reviewed in consultation with a physician for an in depth explanation and interpretation of your results.

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Laboratory results should only be interpreted together with clinical findings and family history, therefore your doctor is the best person to interpret your laboratory results.

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Different tests have different turnaround time for the completion of the tests. It can range between an hour to 14 days. Please check with your doctor.


Payment

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We accept cash in major currencies, major credit cards and NETS.