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How Long Do Colonoscopy Test Results Take
Depends on the drug : And purpose of the test. Most drugs used in treatment of common illnesses are routinely tested by hospital labs and results are usually available in four hours or sooner. Tests done for medico-legal purposes require confirmation and may take a day or two. Uncommonly used drugs may need to be sent to a reference lab and take a few days. ...Read more
Pregnancy blood test: You should get this result the same day if there is an urgent need. ...Read more
A week or so: In my area, it takes at least a week to confirm h1n1 or similar variant influenza strains. This kind of testing is rarely indicated because of that time frame, and if you have a positive flu test at this time of year, it is likely one of the novel forms of flu, though those are very rare. ...Read more
Depends: The speed of the results really depends on the lab that the sample was sent to. If you are worried, call them back in a day to get the results. ...Read more
48 HOURS TO A WEEK: Blood is drawn and and sent to the lab.Depending on the Lab the results in most labs may be available within 48 hours.Sometimes doctor's office has to call the lab and get the results on phone But by mail it is within a week or less depending on mail time ...Read more
About an hour: Point of care test may be available in a matter of minutes. Test done in the main lab takes about and hour. However, it usually takes longer for the results to get back to the ordering doctor due to time taken for blood collection, transportation to the lab, processing in the lab, recording of results. Retesting in a limited number of cases etc. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Pap itself==<1 min: Obtaining the actual pap smear itself is brief. Prior to getting it the patient must get [comfortably] positioned in stirrups and the physician must insert and open a speculum in the vagina. Additional specimens for sexually transmitted infections are usually obtained. The exam also involves looking at the tissues of the cervix and vagina out to vulva. The speculum is removed for bimanual exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Quickly: Some blood tests take 2-3 days. Some come back the same day. A semen analysis usually takes 1 day. I perform my own x rays so I have the results immediately. Some genetic tests may take a little longer. Overall, it takes about 3 weeks to run and get all tests results back because some are timed to different parts of the menstrual cycle. ...Read more
How long will it take to get c.diff test results? Gave sample on Friday still waiting for results
Usually @1- 2 days: Check with your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Varies: Depends on the hospital and lab. If they have to send it out, may take longer. Should be less than a week ...Read more
It depends.: Usually, these are sent out to a reference laboratory, and run in batched. It may take a week to get reult4s reported back. ...Read more
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