Laboratory

The Jefferson Medical laboratory provides a broad range of laboratory services including chemistry, hematology, coagulation, body fluid analysis and others. The ability to provide lab testing on site results in convenience for our patients as well as timely availability of test results to our physicians.

Laboratory tests are among the most important aspects of modern medicine and provide crucial information to physicians. The majority of health care decisions including detection, diagnosis, disease management and treatment , therapy monitoring, as well as screening and preventive care, are derived from clinical laboratory tests.

Testing at Jefferson Medical is performed by registered Medical Technologists who have obtained a bachelor of science degree and have specialized training and extensive knowledge of techniques in clinical laboratory science. Specimens are analyzed using highly technical electronic equipment, computers and precision instruments. All of these systems adhere to strict quality control guidelines to assure accurate and reliable test results. The lab is regulated and certified by the federal government under the high standards of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA).