Direct Access Testing

No Physician Order Required

Take control of your health by ordering your own laboratory tests.

  • A provider’s order is not required for these tests.
  • No appointment is necessary.
  • Anyone under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • You must pay for the tests in advance by cash or check; insurance will not be billed.
  • Most test results will be mailed to you within two to three working days. You are encouraged to share them with your health care provider.
  • We will notify you of critical test results.
  • Testing is performed by trained professionals in compliance with regulatory agencies, ensuring accurate and precise results.
  • You are responsible for contacting a provider regarding your test results, if necessary.

Choose a location near you:

Come directly to CentraCare Laboratory Services at the following locations. Do not register at the admitting desk.

  • CentraCare – Long Prairie:
    • Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • CentraCare – Melrose:
    • Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • CentraCare – Monticello:
    • Monday-Sunday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • CentraCare – Paynesville:
    • Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to noon

The following clinic locations during their normal business hours:

  • Belgrade
  • Cold Spring
  • Eden Valley
  • Richmond
  • CentraCare – Sauk Centre:
    • Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • CentraCare Plaza:
    • Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • St. Cloud Hospital:
    • Monday-Sunday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Test Menu

  • Test Name
  • Price
  • Basic Metabolic Profile (includes calcium, chloride, CO2, creatinine, glucose, potassium, sodium) **Fasting 8 hours**
  • $25
  • Blood Type (ABO and Rh) – Not for legal or forensic purposes
  • $35
  • Cholesterol
  • $10
  • Glucose (blood sugar)
    **Fasting 8 hours or post-load**
  • $10
  • Hemoglobin A1C
  • $15
  • Hemoglobin
  • $10
  • Hemogram/Complete Blood Count (includes WBC, RBC, hemoglobin, hematocrit, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, platelet count)
  • $20
  • Lipid Screen (includes cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, and calculated LDL)
    **Fasting 12 hours**
  • $35
  • Liver Function Profile
  • $25
  • Pregnancy Test (urine)
  • 10
  • PSA (prostate specific antigen)
  • $45
  • SGOT (AST)
  • $10
  • SGPT (ALT)
  • $10
  • TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone)
  • $35
  • Vitamin D-25 Hydroxy
  • $35
  • Urinalysis
  • $20
  • Kit Collection (general specimen collection kits, limited processing)
  • $20

If you have any questions, please contact your provider.