Diagnostic Services


Laboratory testing at Perry County Memorial Hospital plays a key role in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric, adult and prenatal conditions. With state-of-the-art laboratory services, facilities and technologies, the Lab supports and guides quality patient care. Some of the tests provided include:


  • Chemistry: Basic and Comprehensive Metabolic Panels, Lipid and Triglycerides, Electrolytes, Glucose, Hemoglobin A1C, Liver Function panel, Iron Panel, Amylase, Uric Acid, and many others
  • Immunology: H. pylori, HIV, Mono, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Thyroid panels, PSA, Total hCG, and other hormones
  • Molecular: Influenza A/B, RSV, C. difficile, MRSA Screen, Group A Streptococcus, GI Panel, Respiratory Panel, Blood Culture ID
  • Hematology: Complete Blood Count (CBC), Sedimentation rate (ESR), Hemoglobin and Hematocrit (H and H), Platelet counts
  • Coagulation: Protime with INR (PT), D-Dimer, PTT
  • Urine: Urinalysis (UA), Urine protein, Urine cultures, Urine drug screens
  • Blood Bank: Blood type, Antibody screen, Blood Crossmatch for transfusions
  • Microbiology: Cultures including Organism identification and antibiotic susceptibilities for all sample types
  • Pathology: Diagnostic tissue biopsy results, Histology, Cytology

The laboratory provides services for people of all ages. However, all lab tests must be ordered by a physician or an affiliated nurse practitioner.

For more information, read some laboratory test FAQs.

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