Northwest Clinical Laboratories

The clear choice for your laboratory testing


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Quality

Northwest Clinical Laboratories provides you with accurate, state-of-the-art lab services for a wide variety of medical procedures. With a staff of six board-certified pathologists, a PhD chemist and a clinical microbiology consultant, you can be assured of obtaining accurate diagnoses and more targeted and efficient treatments. We perform over 1 million lab tests a year, providing you and your doctor with immediate results for many tests. This means that you won’t have to wait days or weeks to know the results. And, if there is a problem, your doctor can start treatment earlier and you’ll be on the road to recovery sooner.

Value

Northwest Clinical Laboratories has contracts with all major insurance plans to ensure reduced lab expenses.

Convenience

Your lab work can be collected at any one of our convenient, nearby locations.

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Results Available Online

Your lab results will be available in MyChart which ensures continuity of care. Sign up for NCH MyChart and manage your health information online. Visit nch.org/mychart.

Accurate lab results done quickly

  • Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Histology
  • Pathology
  • Cytology
  • Blood Bank Transfusion
  • Microbiology
  • Phlebotomy
  • Molecular Diagnostics (DNA/RNA analysis)
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Treatments
Treatment 1

Blood Bank

Blood Bank transfuses over 12,000 units of blood and blood components as well as performs over 78,000 compatibility, prenatal, neonatal and complex tests.

Treatment 1

Chemistry

Chemistry tests for lipid profiles from blood and/or urine samples including cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL, HDL, glucose, metabolic panels, thyroid testing, PSA and drug monitoring.

Treatment 2

Cytology

Cytology reads over 19,000 pap smears and thin prep pap tests to help detect cervical cancer.

Treatment 3

Hematology

Hematology performs a variety of blood and urine tests to check for infections, blood clotting and diabetes.

Treatment 2

Histology

Histology processes 20,000 surgical cases per year, studying tissues and biopsies.

Treatment 3

Laboratory Services

Laboratory Services handles hundreds on telephone calls per day to answer questions from patients, nursing staff and physicians.

Microbiology

Microbiology performs 6,700 tests for influenza as well as 5,000 strep screens and throat cultures annually.

Molecular Diagnostics

Molecular Diagnostics provides DNA and RNA analysis through amplification of minute quantities of genetic material for the diagnosis of infectious diseases, genetic mutations, and tumor markers.

Treatment 1

Pathology Transcription and Support Staff

Pathology Transcription and Support Staff generate over 40,000 reports per year. The staff process a large volume of telephone inquiries for laboratory information.

Treatment 2

Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy is experienced in drawing blood tests from patients in all age groups. In addition, the phlebotomy staff travels to many nursing homes in the metropolitan area, servicing geriatric patients on a daily basis.

Expert Team

Expert Staff

  • 95% of laboratory employees are ASCP board certified or eligible
  • Six board certified pathologists, chemist and clinical microbiologist oversee all the testing
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