Laboratory Services

Laboratory Services

The Winn Parish Medical Center Medical Laboratory Department offers a full range of diagnostic services. The following services are provided on a 24-hour/day basis:

  • Hematology
  • Coagulation
  • Urinalysis
  • Comprehensive Chemistry
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Microbiology (referred)
  • Histology (referred)
  • Blood Bank
  • Type and screen
  • Cross match
  • Antibody identification (referred)
  • Component therapy
  • Serology (referred)
  • Drug Screen Collections
  • Breath Alcohol Testing

The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) in 1988, established quality standards for all non-research laboratory testing performed on specimens derived from humans for the purpose of providing information for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment of disease, or impairment of, or assessment of health. CLIA requires that laboratories performing these types of tests be certified by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Winn Parish Medical Center’s Laboratory Department is CLIA Certified.

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is the world's largest association composed exclusively of board-certified pathologists and is the worldwide leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College advocates accountable, high-quality, and cost-effective patient care. Winn Parish Medical Center is one of 7,000 laboratories accredited by CAP.

Contact Laboratory Department at 318-648-3071