Pathology and Clinical Laboratories

The Department of Pathology and Clinical Laboratories is a state-of-the-art, full service laboratory that performs approximately 1.5 million tests annually to help detect, diagnose and prevent disease.

 

The department includes the Divisions of Anatomic Pathology, Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology and Phlebotomy. Among the wide range of testing performed in the department are biopsies, PAP smears, blood typing for transfusions, glucose and cholesterol levels, blood counts, culturing of infectious disease organisms, serology and DNA amplification testing. The laboratory is fully computerized and utilizes voice recognition, bar coding of specimens and electronic remote reporting of results. There is an active blood drawing station that has been serving the needs of the community for many years. For more information, call 718-670- 5481.