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Empowering All Women Through Wellness

Women’s Health Wellness

Managing patients in today’s ever-changing world presents many challenges. Helping patients understand their health and maintain wellness shouldn’t be one of them. That's why we're here.

Advancing preventive care at every age

Wellness assessments provide an opportunity for you to counsel and empower your patients about the value of preventive care and the benefit of wellness testing.

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Wellness Ages 13-181

  • More about testing for ages 13-18

    Periodic screening 

    • Chlamydia and Gonorrhea (annually for ages 13-24)
    • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): Age 13-65: Test at least once during lifetime; at least once a year if at increased risk
    • Hepatitis B screening (if pregnant)
    • Syphilis testing (if pregnant)
       

    Screening if at increased risk

    • Diabetes testing (every three years with previous gestational diabetes for at least 10 years after pregnancy) with previous gestational diabetes, every 3 years for at least 10 years after pregnancy
    • Hepatitis B screening
    • Syphilis testing
    • Tuberculosis testing
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Wellness Ages 19-391-3

  • More about testing for ages 19-39

    Periodic screening 

    • Cervical cytology
      • Ages 21-29: Every three years with cytology alone
      • Ages 30 to 65: Screen every 3 years with cytology alone, every 5 years with high-risk HPV testing alone, or co-testing every 5 years.
    • Chlamydia and Gonorrhea (annually if aged 24 or younger and sexually active; annually if at increased risk)
    • Genetic testing/counseling (SMA, CF and screening for thalassemias and hemoglobinopathies should be offered in women considering pregnancy and who are pregnant)
    • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): Age 13-65: Test at least once during lifetime; at least once a year if at increased risk
    • Hepatitis C screening  (one-time screening for asymptomatic adults ages 18-79; repeat screening for high-risk patients)
    • Hepatitis B screening (if pregnant)
    • Lipid screening (once between ages 18-21
    • Syphilis testing (if pregnant)
       

    Screening if at increased risk

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Wellness Ages 40-641-4

  • More about testing for ages 40-64

    Periodic screening 

    • Colorectal cancer screening beginning at age 45 (African American women and those with a family history of colorectal cancer may consider screening at an earlier age)
    • Cervical cytology (Ages 30 to 65: Screen every 3 years with cytology alone, every 5 years with high-risk HPV testing alone, or co-testing every 5 years.)
    • Lipid screening (every five years)
    • Genetic testing/counseling (SMA, CF and assessment for risk of hemoglobinopathy should be offered in women considering pregnancy and who are pregnant)
    • Hepatitis C screening  (one-time screening for asymptomatic adults ages 18-79; repeat screening for high-risk patients)
    • Syphilis testing (if pregnant)
    • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): Age 13-65: Test at least once during lifetime; at least once a year if at increased risk
    • Chlamydia and Gonorrhea (annual screening if at increased risk) 
    • Hepatitis B screening  (if pregnant)
       

    Screening if at increased risk

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Wellness Ages 65+1-4

  • More about testing for ages 65+

    Periodic screening 

    • Colorectal cancer screening aged up to age 75 and then 76-85 (based on patient’s overall health)
    • Cervical cytology
      • Ages 30 to 65: Screen every three years with cytology alone, every five years with high-risk HPV testing alone, or co-testing every five years
      • Age 66 and older: Discontinue in women with evidence of adequate negative prior screening test results and no history of CIN 2 or higher
    • Lipid screening (every five years up to age 75)
    • Diabetes testing (every three years if overweight or obese)
    • Hepatitis C screening (at least once for ages 18-79; repeat screening for high-risk patients)
    • Chlamydia and Gonorrhea (annual screening if at increased risk)
       

    Screening if at increased risk

    • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
    • Periodic assessment and genetic counseling/genetic testing for women with a personal or family history of breast, ovarian, tubal, or peritoneal cancer or who have relative(s) with a cancer susceptibility gene mutation
    • Syphilis testing
    • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone in symptomatic women
    • Tuberculosis testing
    • Hepatitis B screening

Contact us to learn more about Labcorp's women's health testing and services

 

References

  1. 2021 Recommendations for Well-Woman Care Clinical Summary Tables. Women’s Preventive Services Initiative. Available at https://www.womenspreventivehealth.org/wellwomanchart/. Accessed December 3, 2020.
     
  2. 2021 Recommendations for Well-Woman Care – A Well-Woman Chart. Women’s Preventive Services Initiative. Available at https://www.womenspreventivehealth.org/wellwomanchart/. Accessed December 3, 2020.
     
  3. US Preventative Services Task Force. Screening for thyroid dysfunction: Recommendation statement. Am Fam Physician. 2015;91(11):790A-F.
     
  4. US Preventative Services Task Force. Screening for Colorectal Cancer. JAMA. 2021;325(19):1965-1977. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6238. Corrected on August 24, 2021