In-House Lab Services Specialist

Primary Care Practice located in Denver, CO
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In-House Lab Services services offered in Denver, CO

When you come in for a routine physical exam or have a sudden illness, lab tests are an important screening and diagnostic tool. At Family CareX, experienced primary care provider Joseph Matarazzo, DO, offers in-house lab services in the Denver, Colorado, office for your convenience. Call the office or use the provided online scheduling tool to make your appointment now.

In-House Lab Services Q&A

What are in-house lab services?

In-house lab services offer testing and screening for illness and disease. Family CareX practices compassionate, professional, and efficient care, and in-house lab services are an important part of that approach.

With in-house lab services, you can get the expert care you need quickly from providers who respect your time and needs.

What do in-house lab services include?

In-house lab services can cover a lot of territory. Among the most common types of lab tests are blood draws, urine tests, and oral or nasal swabs. Lab tests can check for indicators of issues such as:

  • High cholesterol
  • High blood sugar
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Kidney malfunction
  • Flu
  • COVID-19
  • Anemia
  • Infections, like urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Nutritional deficiencies


In-house lab testing can also check for a number of other conditions and health risks. 

When might I need in-house lab testing?


Many of the in-house lab tests at Family CareX happen during annual physical exams, which are a major aspect of family practice medicine for all ages. The lab tests that you might have during your annual physicals check for problems like high blood sugar and high cholesterol. 


You might also need lab tests if you have symptoms like cough, sore throat, chronic fatigue, or other issues. A lab test can give you a diagnosis so you can start treatment right away. 

What are the advantages of in-house lab testing?


In-house lab testing offers some big advantages, including:


With in-house lab testing at Family CareX, there’s no need to waste time. You don’t have to waste precious time driving to a hospital or laboratory to sit in a waiting room before finally getting your test. At Family CareX, your tests are part of your physical exam in the office. 

Fast treatment

Because you don’t have to deal with an external lab or hospital, you get lab test results faster. That means you can start any necessary treatment — for example, antibiotics for an infection — right away.


Lab tests aren’t just accessible, they’re also affordable. You don’t have to worry about paying multiple bills from several providers thanks to in-house lab testing at Family CareX.   

To schedule your in-house lab testing at Family CareX, click on the online scheduling link or call the Denver office today.