On-Site Laboratory Services
In addition to providing quality patient care, each Night Lite Pediatrics office also has on-site laboratory services. This individualized service allows us to provide you with swift answers and an immediate treatment plan.
At Night Lite Pediatrics, we understand how important it is for you to be able to provide your child with the love and care they need to thrive.
NLP’s board-certified doctors specialize in the treatment of children from newborn through 21 one years of age. Our medical professionals are equipped to understand fully the unique needs of sick children and can provide exceptional care and attention in an environment that is designed to reduce stress. We know that as a parent your priority is making sure your child is happy and healthy every day, and we strive to provide you with the best pediatric care available in the state of Florida.
This exceptional care includes laboratory testing services that are designed to help us better understand your child’s sickness so that we can provide the best treatment, specifically tailored to your child’s needs.
As part of our commitment to offering exceptional medical care for families, all our facilities are equipped with moderate complexity laboratories which provide an array of non-waived laboratory testing services. Most urgent care centers do not have laboratories that offer this level of complexity.
Night Lite Pediatrics is the first recipient of the “LABORATORY EXCELLENCE” award given by COLA. Our laboratories meet rigorous Federal CLIA and state regulatory requirements. For a patient, this means that the tests performed at Night Lite Pediatrics and done following strict guidelines.
When needed the following tests can be performed at Night Lite Pediatrics:
- Complete Blood Count with Differential (CBC)
- Chemistry panel
- Rapid Strep
- Flu test
- Mono spot (Infectious Mononucleosis)
- Urine analysis (by dipstick)
- Urine pregnancy
- Occult blood
- Blood glucose
We can provide results for most tests while you wait, shortening your time at our office this way you can take your child home where they can comfortably recover.
Note: When necessary some tests are sent out to our reference laboratories. Laboratory tests that are sent out include:
- STD testing
- Hepatitis panel
- Body fluid specimens (blood, respiratory, stool, and urine) for Molecular PCR testing.
- Body fluid (blood, urine, stool, abscess, wound and cerebrospinal fluid) cultures.
- Various serologic tests.
Laboratory testing is an essential diagnostic tool for every doctor. At a traditional doctor’s office, patients are often required to seek testing at a second location, and then wait several days for their results before they can begin a treatment protocol. At Night Lite Pediatrics, we believe in providing you and your family with high-quality medical care that is not only effective but efficient. Our on-site laboratory services can help diagnose or narrow down pediatric illnesses quickly so that your child can receive the customized treatment they need to recover promptly.
Night Lite Pediatrics operates 13 convenient clinics throughout the state of Florida, all of which can provide necessary pediatric laboratory testing services. Our walk-in urgent care clinics are open until 11 p.m. or later every day of the week so that you and your family can receive the pediatric care you need when you need it most. If your child is in need of laboratory testing services or treatment for an immediate medical need; simply walk-in to one of our urgent care clinics to be seen by a board-certified pediatrician. We have convenient locations in West Melbourne, Oviedo, Winter Garden, E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, and Osceola Parkway in Kissimmee, Lake Mary, Lake Underhill Road, Oak Ridge, and Sand Lake Road, Apopka, Port St Lucie, Jacksonville & Mandarin Jacksonville.