Clinical Pathology is the study of bodily fluids, such as blood, urine, or tissue, to determine potential health risks and diseases.
Clinical Testing Offered
Clinical pathology tests may be in or outpatient tests ordered by your physician. These tests include:
An area of the lab that conducts compatibility testing in order to properly dispense blood and blood components.
Chemistry and Special Chemistry
The study of chemical changes taking place during disease states; also includes the measurement of medication levels in the blood.
The measuring of a patient’s blood to determine its ability to clot.
The identification and study of diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs.
Microbiology (Bacteriology, Mycology, and Parasitology)
The study of bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites that may cause disease; tests to determine what sensitivity an organism has to an antibiotic.
The discipline in medicine that focuses on the essential nature of disease, especially on structured changes in tissues and organs of the body causing disease states.
Performance of venipunctures in order to obtain blood samples from the patient.
The study of serum and other bodily fluids to identify antibodies in the system.
Testing of the urine to determine a wide range of diseases, including urinary tract infection, diabetes, and kidney disease.
For more information on our Clinical Pathology testing, please read our brochure below.