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  Learn what to bring, how to prepare and what to expect when visiting a Simple Laboratories PSC.

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ITEMS TO BRING ▼
    ITEMS TO BRING
  • A prescription from your physician
  • Insurance card
  • Picture identification
  • Cash or credit card payment

water
DRINK WATER! ▼
    DRINK WATER!
  • The more water you drink, the plumper your viens become, and the easier it is for us to draw your blood.
  • Urine tests are frequently ordered along with blood tests. The fuller your bladder, the easier it will for you to provide a sample.

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DO I NEED TO FAST? ▼
    DO I NEED TO FAST?
  • Some tests do require fasting before drawing your blood.
  • Please contact your physician to find out the requirements for your specific test(s).

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WHAT TO EXPECT ▼
    WHAT TO EXPECT
  • The procedure is usually brief and uneventful; most appointments last less than 15 minutes.
  • We’ll begin by gently pressing against your skin to locate the best vein. We’ll then clean the area with an alcohol pad, and tie a tourniquet around your arm to increase blood flow

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AFTER YOUR VISIT ▼
    AFTER YOUR VISIT
  • Bruising is normal. Minor bruising and swelling around the puncture site may occur. If you do notice bruising, it should go away within a few days

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RESULTS ▼
    RESULTS
  • Results will be sent directly to your physician.
  • Most results are available the next day.

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LET US KNOW IF YOU… ▼
    LET US KNOW IF YOU…
  • …are nervous or have fainted in the past.
  • …have shy veins.
  • …are allergic to latex

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PLEASE NOTE ▼
    PLEASE NOTE
  • Our centers are not staffed to watch children; we require children that are accompanying adult patients to be supervised at all times.

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GIVE US A CALL ▼
    GIVE US A CALL
  • Any questions? Don’t hesitate to give us a call at 773.775.6697

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TAKE OUR SURVEY ▼
    TAKE OUR SURVEY
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