Laboratory Services Department

Contact: (814) 726-3860

Laboratory Functions

Warren General Hospital’s laboratory is divided into two sections.

The first section is phlebotomy where the staff devotes their time to drawing blood from patients who have been referred to the hospital by their physician. Patients can have their blood drawn during the hours listed below. After blood has been drawn, the sample is sent to the hospital’s full-service lab, which is open 24 hours a day. Once there, medical technologists and technicians are able to perform a wide range of tests on the blood, including:

  • Hematology
  • Coagulation Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Chemistry
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Cytology

 

The second section is laboratory services which houses WGH’s full-service blood bank and performs studies on the growth of cell cultures.

Laboratory Staff

The laboratory services department is comprised of:

  • A board certified pathology physician
  • Medical technologists and technicians
  • Cytologists, individuals that study cells in terms of structure, function and chemistry
  • Phlebotomists, a nurse or other health worker trained in drawing  blood for testing or donation

 

Hours for Blood Draws

  • Monday through Friday from 7 am to 5pm
  • Saturdays from 7 am to 12 pm
  • Major Holidays Excluded

For More Information

To learn more about the hospital’s laboratory services department call the laboratory at (814) 723-3300 ext. 1697.


WGH lab staff draws blood from patients who have been referred to the hospital by their physician. The lab also houses a full-service blood bank and the staff performs studies on the growth of cell cultures.
 

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