Laboratory

    Convenient locations throughout our communities including Sunday hours at Pequot Health Center.  

    The clinical and anatomic pathology laboratories at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital provide timely, quality, and accurate test results that are important to patients and physicians, and inform clinical decision-making.

    The clinical laboratories are equipped with "cutting edge" instrumentation and information management technology, and employ a skilled and highly qualified team of managers, medical technologists, technicians, and phlebotomists.

    The anatomic pathology department is staffed with five AP/CP board-certified pathologists and one pathology assistant. All areas of general surgical pathology, including bone marrows/lymph nodes, are covered. Areas of sub-specialization include gastrointestinal tract, liver, breast, and lung. Non-gynecologic cytology services, including rapid interpretation, are available. An in-house pathologist from 8am - 5pm (M-F), 9am -12 noon (Sat). An on-call pathologist is available every day/weekend. Autopsy services are offered. The pathologists provide oversight of all Laboratory Divisions, including Pequot Health Center, L+M Cancer Center, Flanders Health Center and L+M Medical Office Building, New London.

    Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Main Laboratory, Pequot Laboratory and L+M Cancer Center Laboratory are accredited by the College of American Pathologists and Joint Commission, and participate in extensive internal and external quality control programs.

    Lawrence + Memorial Laboratory is full service, operating 24 hours a day, 365 days.
    Laboratory services include:

    • Anatomic Pathology/Histology
    • Blood Bank, including Transfusion Services
    • Cytology
    • Chemistry
    • Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis
    • Microbiology
    • Immunology/Serology
    • Phlebotomy