Clinical Pathology

Clinical Pathology is the study of bodily fluids, such as blood, urine, or tissue, to determine potential health risks and diseases.

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Clinical Testing Offered

Clinical pathology tests may be in or outpatient tests ordered by your physician. These tests include:

Blood Bank

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.

Coagulation

The measuring of a patient’s blood to determine its ability to clot.

Hematology

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.

Pathology

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.

Phlebotomy

Performance of venipunctures in order to obtain blood samples from the patient.

Serology

The study of serum and other bodily fluids to identify antibodies in the system.

Urinalysis

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.