Woodward Medical Center Laboratory

WMC Laboratory

At Woodward Medical Center, the laboratory plays a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of many conditions. Our laboratory utilizes state-of-the-art equipment to process, test and examine blood and body fluids. This information provides our physicians with important details with which to treat our patients, and our ability to complete many of these tests on-site greatly improves the timeliness of care our patients receive.

Our laboratory is accredited by the Commission on Office Laboratory Accreditation (COLA) and strictly adheres to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations. The lab performs in-house testing daily, including, but not limited to:

  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
  • Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP)
  • Liver Function Tests
  • Lipid Profile
  • Hemoglobin A1C
  • Thyroid Function Tests
  • C-Reactive Protein
  • Sedimentation Rate
  • Creatine Kinase
  • Protime
  • PSA
  • Uric Acid
  • Urinalysis
  • Microalbumin
  • Hemoccult
  • Rapid Strep Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Pregnancy Test

WMC Laboratory equipment

Additional tests may be collected on site and sent to a reference lab for processing.

The daily operations of the lab are overseen by a Certified Medical Laboratory Technologist who also holds a degree in Health Sciences, and the lab is staffed by certified phlebotomists who strive to provide excellent service and care to our patients.

Did you know?

Blood makes up about 7% of your body's weight.