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Laboratory Services

Saint Thomas Dekalb Hospital Laboratory

Saint Thomas Dekalb Hospital Laboratory has been providing convenient, compassionate and professional medical laboratory testing and related services since 1969.

The laboratory results more than 60,000 clinical and pathology tests each year for hospitals, physician offices, nursing homes, assisted-living centers and government agencies across Middle Tennessee. From precision testing for the most complex medical conditions to simple drug screening for employment purposes, Saint Thomas Dekalb Hospital Laboratory experts do it all.

The Laboratory invests in sub-specialty expertise and innovation. A board-certified pathologist and Medical Technologist Supervisor with expertise in specialized clinical areas, such as anemia’s and infectious diseases, collaborate to ensure timely, accurate test results. They work in a state-of-the-art facility with capabilities that include microbiology, hematology, chemistry, immunochemistry and more.

Using this wide range of advanced technology, the lab has the ability and technology to perform a wide spectrum of laboratory tests, minimizing the need to send samples to off-site labs. This allows for quicker, more accurate diagnoses, and ultimately less anxiety, better treatment plans and improved outcomes for patients.

Because we provide high-quality, courteous and responsive service, the lab is consistently accredited by the Joint Committee for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and the State of Tennessee.

Saint Thomas Dekalb Hospital Laboratory is poised to move into the future with confidence. Driven by its leadership, technology and strategy, we are committed to deliver the most advanced medical laboratory tests and related services for years to come.