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How long does it take to get blood test results back?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends on the type: Of test. Most routine tests are done in less than four hours and reported soon after. Other tests may take 2-4 weeks.
Answered on Mar 16, 2019

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Depends on site: Most meps stations, the wait is 7-10 days. Good luck! and thanks for serving our country!

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