Please check with your insurance company to make sure your outpatient lab services are covered if performed by Baptist St. Anthony's Hospital.
Please bring your physician orders and insurance card.
Fasting is required for the following tests: Lipid profiles Prolactin Glucose tolerance Vitamin B6 Any other test if specified by your physician
Fasting patients require a 12-hour fast, small amounts of water only.
Medications should be taken as instructed by your physician.
Once You're Here
Please report to the Registration Desk if you are having anything more than blood work done, located just to your left when you enter the main entrance.
Please have your physician orders and insurance card handy.
You will be asked for your Social Security number.
Once registered, you will be asked to have a seat until called for your lab work.
We try to keep your time spent at BSA to less than 30 minutes, from registration to completion of your lab work.
Most testing is done onsite so that routine chemistry, coagulation, hematology and urinalysis results are normally available the same day.
Bacterial cultures can take anywhere from 48-72 hours, depending on the organism growth.
Tests not frequently requested are forwarded to a reference laboratory. These test results are usually available in three to five days.
Preliminary results are available as the work is completed.
Critical results are called in to your physician immediately.
All results are delivered to your physician.
BSA Health System is an extensive hospital system in Amarillo, Texas providing clinical excellence to the Texas Panhandle and the tri-state area. BSA is acclaimed for its superior quality and customer service.