Rules of preparation and having blood samples taken for hormones
Prior to blood tests for hormones, one should avoid stress and physical exertion. In the course of pharmacological therapy, decision to have blood samples taken or cancel drugs should be agreed with the attending physician.
Should blood samples be taken for hormones from female patients, referrals for tests shall contain day and phase of menstrual cycle and gestational age, if pregnant.
To achieve greater reliability, blood tests for hormones are recommended to be taken in dynamics in one and the same laboratory.
Blood samples are taken from 7.30 am to 11.00 am, on Saturday from 7.30 am to 10.00 am
Results are given on presentation of identity document.
You may get results of your tests by e-mail. Indicate your e-mail when you have your blood taken.
Warning! Tests for HIV and syphilis may not be sent by e-mail.
CITO TESTS ARE READY AS FOLLOWS:
In case of early sampling — from 7.30 am to 9.00 am – results are ready:
- Complete blood count (CBC),ESR at 12.00 pm
- Biochemical tests – at 04.00 pm
- EIA infections (mycoplasma, ureaplasma, chlamydia – the same day at 05.00 pm in HEM base (access in record departments)
- HIV – the next day at 12.00 pm
- RW – the next day at 12.00 pm
- PCR infections (mycoplasma, ureaplasma, chlamydia, etc.) – 2 business days
- Hormones – 1 business dayaccording to the hormone schedule:
- AFP/PAPP (plasma absorbed protein) — 7 – 10 business days
- Papanicolaou smear — 3-4 business days.
You may speed up the following tests in Cito (urgent) mode (for additional payment):
- Spermogram, morphology, MAR-test – within 1.5-2 hours
- Papanicolaou smear — within 20 minutes