Iowa Specialty Hospital

Laboratory Services: Wellness Testing

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Today Americans are much more aware of their bodies, and considerably more knowledgeable about physical health and illness in general.  Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics offers individuals the opportunity to receive laboratory wellness screens without a physician's written order.  Wellness Laboratory Testing allows the individual to manage their health and health concerns.  Testing in not meant as a substitute for regular medical care; it is a quick, easy, and inexpensive way for people to receive wellness laboratory test results.

About Wellness Testing

  • A physician's order is not required for these tests.
  • Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • The individual or parent/legal guardian consents to take responsibility for the follow up of abnormal results.
  • Payment, in cash or check, must be received at the time of service.  Insurance will not be billed.
  • The results will be sent directly to the individual within one week of collecting the specimen.  Individuals are encouraged to share the results with their healthcare provider.


Wellness Testing Options

Testing Option Description Price
  • White Blood Count
  • Red Blood Count and Indices
  • Hemoglobin
  • Platelet Count
  • (Checks for anemia, infections)
  • Glucose (Diabetes)
  • Calcium
  • BUN (Kidney)
  • Creat (Kidney)
  • Electrolytes
  • Basic Plus:
    • ALT (Liver)
    • AST (Liver)
    • ALP
    • Albumin
    • Protein
  •  Total Bili
  •  Prostate Cancer
Hemoglobin A1C
  • Glycohemoglobin
    • (Diabetes)
Urine Microalbumin
  •  (Diabetes)
  • TSH (Thyroid)
Free T4
  • T4 (Thyroid)
Blood Type
  • ABO Type
  • RH Type
Vitamin D* 
  • *Vitamin D is a steroid hormone that helps regulate calcium balance, both as calcium absorption and calcium deposition.
  • Cholesterol
  • Triglyceride
  • HDL Cholesterol
  • LDL Cholesterol
  • Cholesterol / HDL Ratio (calc)
Uric Acid 
  • Monitor / Evaluate Gout

*Individual Should Be Fasting  

Fasting for laboratory testing means no solid or liquid food for 12 hours and no alcohol for 24 hours prior to specimen collection.  Water should be taken in normal amounts.  Continue your medications as directed by your healthcare provider.

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