- Last Updated on Friday, 01 March 2019 04:29
Monongahela Valley Hospital (MVH) will hold its semi-annual Multiphasic Blood Analysis Screening on Saturday, March 23, from 7 to 10 a.m. in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center on the hospital campus.
From one small blood sample, 36 individual tests will be performed that can detect diseases of the heart, liver, kidneys and circulatory system. At no additional cost, the screening will also include a full lipid profile.
Other tests, including Hemoglobin A1C (blood test for diabetes), thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), prostatic specific antigen (PSA), and Vitamin D will also be available for an additional cost.
Participants will be asked to provide the full name and complete address of the physician to whom their test results will be sent. A 12-hour fasting period is required prior to testing. Persons on medication should consult their physicians. Certified medical professionals from the MVH laboratory will administer the testing. The procedure takes between 15 and 20 minutes. Light refreshments will be served afterwards. Parking is free for participants
The analysis is open to the public with a cost of $30 per person. Register Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. by calling 724-258-1282. Registration is required and closes on Wednesday, March 20. . Payment options include cash, check or credit card.