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Laboratory Services


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.

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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 AP/CP board-certified pathologists and pathology assistants. 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 is available Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.

An on-call pathologist is available every day/weekend.

Autopsy services are offered.

The pathologists provide oversight of all laboratory services, including Pequot Health Center Laboratory, L+M Cancer Center Laboratory and draw stations.

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Main Laboratory, Pequot Health Center 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 Hospital 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

Lawrence + Memorial Lab has an extensive outreach program

Services include:

  • Home Blood Draws: may be scheduled at the request of the physician for true homebound patients. To schedule, call 860-444-5101 (Option 1).
  • Specimen Drop Boxes: To request a box, call 860-271-4491, Audrey Turner, Outreach Manager, or Lab Director, Nicole Caillouette, 860-271-4842.
  • Courier services: To request scheduled or STAT pickup service, call the Main Lab at 860-444-5101 (Option 1). Lab couriers are scheduled from 7 am to 10:30 pm. Requests outside of these hours can be accommodated by calling 860-444-5101 (Option 1).
  • Patient lab reports are faxed or may be sent electronically to EMR. To request EMR connectivity, contact Audrey Turner at 860-271-4491.
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