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At AFC Urgent Care in Clairemont, we understand how busy your life can be. That’s why our entire staff works hard to make your visit to our medical center as quick and easy as possible. We are dedicated to providing you and your family with the best medical care possible in an office that can serve all of your needs in one place, so you can get back to your life faster. One way that we achieve this high level of service is by providing laboratory testing in our office while you wait.
Traditionally, blood work, urine testing, even simple mouth swabs, and other types of testing have required an immense amount of time and effort to complete and receive results. For many patients, lab testing requires multiple appointments or traveling to separate locations, and then waiting days for a call from your doctor to discuss your results. After that, if there are any abnormalities, you will often be required to schedule yet another appointment for treatment. At AFC Urgent Care Clairemont, we value your time. We want to make your visit to our office as smooth and brief as possible, so you can get back to your life.
Medical laboratory testing is a crucial part of detecting, diagnosing, and treating a multitude of conditions in patients. Tests are necessary to rule out certain conditions, confirm the presence of illnesses, and understand the extent of those illnesses. When you are sick, certain lab tests can ensure you receive the appropriate treatment to begin recovering. Testing can help determine whether you have the flu, strep throat, sexually transmitted diseases, and much more.
At AFC Urgent Care in Clairemont, our medical lab is maintained to CLIA standards. The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments statute was passed in 1988 and sets standards for the oversight and certification of clinical laboratory testing. This helps to establish quality standards for testing of human tissue for the purposes of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases. CLIA standards ensure that our laboratory is held to the highest state and federal standards, so you know that your samples will be handled carefully, and your results will be maintained confidentially.
At AFC Urgent Care location in Clairemont, we are dedicated to making necessary medical care as accessible as possible for each of our patients. That is why we accept most major insurance, as well as offer self-pay options for patients without insurance coverage. Whether you require drug testing for work, are interested in comprehensive STD screening, or have samples taken when you come to our urgent care center for a diagnosis, we can help you fully understand your test results.
When you and your family need medical care, trust the experts at AFC Urgent Care in San Diego near Clairemont. Not only can we provide comprehensive treatment, we also have lab testing services available to expedite the diagnostic process and help you and your family stay healthy. Our walk-in clinic offers extended hours every day of the week so that you can always see a doctor or medical professional when you need one. Call us today or simply walk in without an appointment.
With state-of-the-art centers and a professional medical team, AFC provides on-site X-rays, labs, procedures, and more!
Urgent care is for medical conditions that require prompt attention but do not pose an immediate threat to your health or life. Here is a simple rule of thumb: if your medical issues(s) are life threatening, call 911, or go directly to a hospital emergency room. If not, an urgent care center such as AFC is an excellent alternative.