Laboratory

Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation and Serology
Routine hematology, chemistry and urinalysis test are performed in house.  In addition, we perform a variety of specialized test including cardiac markers, therapeutic drug levels, and drugs of abuse screening.

Routine coagulation test include Protime/INR, APTT and D-Dimer testing.

Routine serology test such as Mono test, Urine pregnancy test, Strep A, Influenza A&B, RSV and C-Diff are available.

12 hour fasting is recommended for most Chemistry test including fasting blood sugar and Lipid profile which includes, Cholesterol, Triglycerides and HDL.

Specialty test such as Arthritis Profile, Anemia Profile, Vitamin D to name a few are sent to our Reference Lab, which may take several days longer.

Microbiology
Microbiology specimens including Urine cultures, Blood cultures and Wound cultures are collected and sent to our Reference Lab.

Transfusion Medicine
Our transfusion service maintains an inventory of blood for transfusion to our inpatients and outpatients.  We routinely stock red blood cells of most blood types.  Fresh Frozen plasma, Platelets and specially prepared red cell units are available by special order for the American Red Cross in Wichita, Ks.

Pathology/Cytology
The laboratory processes surgically removed tissue and collects cytology samples for interpretation by the consulting pathologist at Kansas Pathology Consultants of Wichita, Ks.

Occupational Services
The laboratory is a collection site for DOT and non-DOT drug testing.  Breath alcohol test (BAT) is also available.

Cardiac Monitoring
The laboratory performs EKG’s and Holter Monitor hookup, which are reviewed by a licensed provider.

If you have questions or concerns regarding the lab test your Physician has ordered you may contact the Lab.

Laboratory Staff

Dr. Ward Newcomb, Consulting Pathologist
Dr. Jim Blunk, Laboratory Director
Linda Hickok, Consulting Technical Supervisor
Peggy Miller, Laboratory Manager
Julie Hutchinson, Laboratory General Supervisor
Heather York, Testing Personnel
Carol Maxwell, Testing Personnel
Heather Parker, Testing Personnel

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Hemotolgy

Chemistry

Urinalysis

Coagulation

Serology

Microbiology

Transfusion

Pathology/Cytology