Community Lab Draw Program
Discounted lab services with your healthcare provider’s prescription for ages 18 and up. Laboratory testing services are provided by the University of Illinois Hospital Reference Laboratory. This is a cost effective program that is perfect for uninsured, under-insured and high deductible insurance plans.
Cash, check and credit card payment ONLY.
This is a cost effective program and DCHD will not bill or assist in billing of any health insurance plan, nor will the client submit the receipt to their insurance company.
- Client is responsible for providing a written prescription from their healthcare provider detailing the specific blood specimen to be drawn and submitted. The prescription will be kept on file at DCHD.
- No prescription is needed for clients who are presenting for school- or work-required antibody titers (Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella). Clients may have these drawn and submitted with proof of school or work requirement. These results will be uploaded into the school’s repository system.
- Client’s healthcare provider is responsible for follow-up on abnormal lab results and the University of Illinois Chicago Lab services will assume the responsibility of notifying their physician/answering service for any panic level results.
- The client understands that DCHD is providing a lab draw service to them and DCHD, the Medical Director, nor the staff are held liable for any test results.
Acute Hepatitis Panel $80
Can be used to detect infection with Hepatitis A, B, or C
Alkaline Phosphatase (ALK) $30
Used to find where in the body the ALK is different and where in the body the ALK is being produced such as from the liver or the bones.
To diagnose and monitor pancreatitis or other pancreatic diseases.
Antinuclear Antibody ANA $30
Used to screen for certain autoimmune disorders, such as systemic lupus erythematosus and polymyosistis.
Basic Metabolic Profile $20
Measures the body’s sugar (glucose) level, electrolyte and fluid balance, and kidney function.
C-Reactive Protein $30
Serves as a general marker for infection and inflammation, alerting your doctor that further testing and treatment may be necessary.
C-Reactive Protein- Highly Sensitive $30
Serves as a more specific marker for cardiac muscle infection and inflammation, alerting your doctor that further testing and treatment may be necessary.
Chlamydia/Gonorrhea Urine $30
A urine test to determine the presence of chlamydia/gonorrhea in males and females.
Complete Blood Count (CBC) $20
Provides important information about the kinds and numbers of cells in the blood, especially red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
Comprehensive Metabolic Profile $20
Used as a broad screening tool to evaluate organ function and check for conditions such as diabetes, liver disease, and kidney disease. May also be ordered to monitor known conditions such as hypertension, and to monitor patients taking specific medications for any kidney– or liver-related side effects.
Renal function test Causes of high creatinine include renal diseases and renal insufficiency and post renal urinary tract obstruction.
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) $30
Used to diagnose conditions associated with acute and chronic inflammation including infections, cancers, and autoimmune diseases.
Estrogen Fractionated $50
Used to detect a deficiency or excess of estrogen hormone in women/men.
Used to assess iron stores in the body
Folic Acid $30
Measures the amount of folic acid (a B Vitamin) in the blood.
Hemoglobin A1C $30
Measures the percentage of red cells that have glucose on them. Results are indicative of the time-averaged blood glucose over the past 1 to 3 months.
Hepatic Function Panel (Liver Profile) $20
Used to evaluate how the liver is working. High or low levels may mean that liver damage or disease is present.
HIV RNA Quant by PCR (Viral Load) $110
Used to track progression of the HIV infection and is the most important indicator of antiretroviral treatment response.
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG), Blood, Quantitative $30
Blood test used to determine possible pregnancy— will give a level that can be correlated to pregnancy progression.
Iron Profile (includes Total Iron Binding Capacity) $30
Measures the level of iron in the blood.
Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH) $30
Used to detect an increase in LDH enzyme released from cells into the blood when cells or tissues are damaged or destroyed.
Used to diagnose and monitor pancreatitis and other pancreatic diseases.
Lipid Panel $20
A group of tests ordered together to determine risk of coronary artery disease. Incudes Total Cholesterol, High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (HDL-good cholesterol), Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (LDL-bad cholesterol) and Triglycerides.
Used to evaluate the level of magnesium in the blood and to determine the cause of abnormal calcium and/or potassium levels.
Micro-albumin Random Urine with Creatinine $30
Detects and measures the amount of albumin in the urine. Helps to evaluate the health of the kidneys or helps to diagnose kidney disease.
Parathyroid Hormone-Intact $30
Helps diagnose the reason for a low or high calcium level. May also be ordered to monitor the effectiveness of treatment of a patient with a parathyroid-related condition.
Phosphorus is a mineral the body needs to build strong bones and teeth. It is also important for nerve signaling and muscle contraction.
Used to measure the body’s level of potassium which helps the body’s nerve function, muscles to contract, and heartbeat stay regular.
Used to determine the cause of infertility, track ovulation, help diagnose an ectopic or failing pregnancy, monitor the health of a pregnancy, monitor progesterone replacement therapy, or help diagnose the cause of abnormal uterine bleeding.
Used to determine prolactin levels
Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) $30
Used to determine PSA produced by the prostate gland. Elevated levels may indicate prostate cancer or a non-cancerous condition such as a prostate infection or an enlarged prostate.
Renal Function Panel $30
Provides an assessment of the body’s kidney functions to determine risk of kidney disease and general state of nutrition.
Rheumatoid Factor $30
Used to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis and Sjögren’s syndrome.
Syphilis Initial/ Follow-up Serology $20 each
Initial used to diagnose syphilis bacterium; Follow-up monitors the patient’s response to treatment of syphilis.
TB Quantiferon Gold $70
Aids in the detection of the bacteria which causes tuberculosis (TB) and is used as an alternative to the tuberculin skin test.
Testosterone, Male/Female or Child $30/$40
Used to assess testosterone level in males, females, and children.May be used to diagnose infertility, premature or delayed puberty, to diagnose the cause of masculine physical features in females,or to diagnose polycystic ovary syndrome.
T3 Total/T3 Free $30 each
Used to evaluate thyroid gland function and helps diagnose hypo- or hyper-thyroidism. T3 free (unbound) and is the biologically active form of the hormone.
T4 Total/T4 Free $30 each
Used to evaluate thyroid gland function and helps diagnose hypo- or hyper-thyroidism. T4 free (unbound) and is the biologically active form of the hormone.
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) $20
Used to check for thyroid gland problems.
Uric Acid Serum $30
Used to detect high levels of uric acid in the blood which could be a sign of gout or to monitor uric acid levels when undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatments.
Urinalysis macro and micro $20
Used as a way to determine if the body has a urinary tract infection. Also used as a screening and/or diagnostic tool because it can help detect substances in the urine associated with different metabolic and kidney disorders.
Urine Culture $40
Used if the urinalysis shows a potential urinary tract infection (UTI). Identifies the bacteria that is causing the infection to allow a better match to the most appropriate antibiotic to treat the infection.
Vitamin B-12 $30
Used to primarily diagnose the cause of macrocytic anemia when an increases in red blood cells and a decrease in hemoglobin concentration are found during a CBC test.
Vitamin D 25– Hydroxy $30
Used to determine if bone weakness, bone malformation, or abnormal metabolism of calcium is occurring as a result of a deficiency or excess of vitamin D.
Hepatitis A Antibody, Total $30
Used to detect antibodies produced by the body when the person has been immunized or exposed to hepatitis A infection. These antibodies protect the body against further Hep A infection.
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen $30
A marker on the surface of the Hep B virus, detected during acute or chronic hepatitis. The presence of the antigen indicates that the person is infectious.
Hepatitis C Antibody $30
A screening test for Hepatitis C antibodies to determine if Hep C virus antibodies were detected in the blood. If present, this signifies that the body has been infected with the virus at some point but does not always mean that the body still is infected with the virus.
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type I, II, IgG, & IgM $40
Presence of HSV-1 or HSV-2 IgG antibodies indicates a previous infection. Presence of HSV-1 or HSV-2 IgM antibodies indicates an active or recent infection.
*Common school and work required titers*
The tests below detect antibodies produced by the body when the person has been immunized or exposed to the individual infections. Antibodies protect the body against further infection by the virus.
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Quantitative $30
Measles IgG, Quantitative $30
Mumps IgG, Quantitative $30
Rubella IgG, Quantitative $30
Varicella IgG, Quantitative $30
MMR/VZV IgG, Quantitative $80
MMR/VZV/Hep B, Quantitative $100
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Monday and Thursday
8:30 AM- 3:30 PM