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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 and blood culture ID.
  • Hematology: Complete blood count (CBC), sedimentation rate (ESR), hemoglobin and hematocrit (H and H) and platelet counts.
  • Coagulation: Protime with INR (PT), D-Dimer and PTT.
  • Urine: Urinalysis (UA), urine protein, urine cultures and urine drug screens.
  • Blood bank: Blood type, antibody screen and blood brossmatch for transfusions.
  • Microbiology: Cultures, including organism identification and antibiotic susceptibilities for all sample types.
  • Pathology: Diagnostic tissue biopsy results, histology and 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.