We know that getting the best healthcare treatment requires a good diagnosis and lab tests plays an important role in the upfront diagnostic work. That’s why our Laboratory Services are here 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide timely, quality lab testing and results to your doctor and healthcare team. Our work is nationally accredited by the College of American pathologists (CAP) and this gives you added assurance that our medical laboratory is following the strictest standards for quality, accuracy, technical process and safety. We’re also proud to note that we are the only hospital in Southeastern New Mexico that has received CAP accreditation.
Our team of professional, technical and support staff produce work under the medical direction of a board certified pathologist(s) at Artesia medical laboratory to produce over 90,000 laboratory results each year. Our laboratory staff includes Registered Medical Technologists and Registered Medical Laboratory Technicians.
Artesia General Hospital is committed to providing accurate inpatient and outpatient test results as quickly as possible. Our lab is equipped with the latest instrumentation enabling our skilled team to effectively perform your testing and provide your physician with timely results. Our services include:
- Outpatient specimen collection
- Hematology testing
- Urinalysis testing
- Chemistry testing
- Transfusion services
- Microbiology services
- Referral of specialty testing
- Therapeutic phlebotomy available by appointment
- No appointments needed for collection of routine laboratory tests.
Outpatient testing is available 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday –Friday and 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.