Laboratory

Ferrell Hospital Laboratory is a full service facility that is CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act) certified and CAP (College of American Pathologists) accredited. All testing is performed by Registered Medical Lab Technicians or Medical Technologists. It is directed by a Clinical Lab Scientist.

The lab is staffed 24 hours a day. Outpatient testing is available 7 days a week and by appointment on holidays. Services are provided to all physicians, nursing homes and home health agencies. It is also a collection site for Department of Transportation drug testing, pre employment and post accident drug testing. For convenience Ferrell Lab is also a Lab One collection site.

Other services include:

  • Hematology
  • Chemistry
  • Special Chemistry
  • Urinalysis
  • Serology
  • Blood Transfusion Services
  • Coagulation Studies
  • Pathology

Employees of the lab are also available for public service appearances to talk to your group or classroom about how a laboratory functions, testing availability and the professions of medical technology and phlebotomy. The lab serves as a clinical site for SICCM (Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market).

For more information contact 618-273-3361 ext 500

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