Lab Tests

To gain insight into your health, your Desert Oasis Healthcare (DOHC) doctor may ask you to have a lab test at a LabCorp facility close to you.

Testing Facilities Near You

DOHC partners with LabCorp for diagnostic testing services. This means, as a DOHC member, you have access to the full range of tests LabCorp offers, and your DOHC care team will receive your test results and help you plan any needed treatments.

Test Services

The type of test your doctor recommends depends on your health concerns and other factors.

Common Blood Tests

Your provider may take a blood sample for:

  • Complete blood count (CBC), which can help determine your overall health and screen for certain conditions
  • Hemoglobin A1C test to detect or monitor diabetes
  • Lipid panel to measure your cholesterol and triglyceride levels and check your heart health
  • Liver panel to see how well the liver works
  • Metabolic panel to measure blood sugar levels, fluid balance, and your kidney and liver health
  • Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) test to find out how well the thyroid gland works

Diagnostic Tests for Health Conditions

If you have symptoms of a disease, certain tests can diagnose or rule out the condition. LabCorp offers tests to looks for signs of conditions such as:

  • Certain cancers, like leukemia
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Infection & Illness Tests

Your doctor may test a sample of your blood, urine, or other substance to diagnose:

  • Hepatitis
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), like chlamydia, herpes, and gonorrhea

Urine Tests

You may give a sample of your urine to:

  • Confirm pregnancy
  • Diagnose an infection, such as a urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Look for signs of kidney or liver problems
  • Monitor diabetes

Before Your Test

Ask your scheduler how to get ready for your test. You may need to follow certain instructions about what you eat or drink or the medications you take.

Your Appointment

Bring your order form, current insurance card, and a photo ID to your appointment. Depending on what your insurance covers, you may also need to bring a form of payment.

Trust the trained staff at LabCorp to help you feel comfortable and safely do your test.

Your Test Results

LabCorp will analyze your results. Talk to your providers about when and how you should expect your results and what the results mean.

Ask for an Order

Your doctor or other provider will give you an order for your lab test. DOHC is partnered with LabCorp for most needed tests. Please call customer service at 760-320-5134 for more information.

Search for a Location

Find a Desert Oasis Healthcare location near you.

Lab Corp Locations

Visit LabCorp’s website to see the full list of tests they offer, and learn how to prepare for your test and what to expect.

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