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Laboratory Services

The Independence Health System team utilizes advanced technologies and equipment to provide reliable and timely results. Our medical laboratory is a cornerstone of our commitment to comprehensive healthcare. We perform a wide range of diagnostic tests to detect conditions early, from routine blood work to intricate pathological examinations.

Advanced Diagnostic Methods

Independence Health System provides unparalleled healthcare in a compassionate and respectful environment. Our innovative and evidence-based methods play a crucial role in diagnosing and managing various health conditions. Services performed by our team of medical professionals at our laboratories include the following and more:

  • Blood Bank: Stores donated blood for transfusions.
  • Cytopathology: Studies cells to diagnose diseases, significantly contributing to cancer treatment and Pap tests.
  • Dermatopathology: Specialized study and diagnosis of skin diseases at a molecular level by dermatologists and pathologists.
  • Hematology: Analyzes blood cells.
  • Hematopathology: Evaluates hematopoietic cells in blood and other body parts for diagnosing and treating cancers and disorders.
  • Immunology: Assesses the body's immune response to antibodies.
  • Microbiology: Investigates abnormal bacteria and fungi.
  • Molecular Diagnostics: Utilizes techniques to examine a patient's genetic materials for diagnosis, treatment, and risk assessment of diseases.
  • Pathology: Diagnoses diseases from tissue samples.
  • Special Chemistry: Analyzes enzymes for diagnosis and treatment formulation.
  • Surgical Pathology: Examines living tissue samples taken during surgery to guide treatment plans and assess disease spread.
  • Transfusion Medicine: Studies the practice of blood transfusion to improve its efficiency and safety.
  • Toxicology: Conducts drug testing.
  • Urinalysis: Performs chemical analysis of urine.

For more information on lab testing or to schedule an appointment in the Butler or Clarion Areas, call 833-604-7211. For the Westmoreland Area, call 877-771-1234.

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