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Dunedin South Medical Centre

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Sometimes your doctor needs to take a sample of blood or urine either to discover what is wrong with you or to measure something in your blood so that the right medication is given to you. These tests could be anything from blood sugar to a full blood count or a sample of tissue to test for cancer.

While urine can generally be tested in the surgery, blood and other specimens are usually sent away for testing at a laboratory. Most results come back within 48 hours unless a very rare test is needed which has to go to a specialist lab further away when it might take a little longer.

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351 King Edward Street
South Dunedin
Dunedin 9012

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Street Address

351 King Edward Street
South Dunedin
Dunedin 9012

Postal Address

PO Box 2087
South Dunedin
Dunedin 9044

This page was last updated at 3:09PM on November 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Dunedin South Medical Centre.