Services: Laboratory

The CMH laboratory is a full-service clinical laboratory with a broad in-house menu for routine and STAT testing. Additionally, the lab offers send-out referrals for esoteric testing.

The CMH laboratory is licensed, inspected and accredited by COLA (laboratory accreditation organization that ensures commitment to excellence and quality in patient safety and health care). The laboratory meets all state and federal regulations. It has received a “Laboratory Excellence Award” from COLA, demonstrating that the laboratory exceeds quality and regulatory requirements.

The laboratory is staffed with certified medical technologists, laboratory aides, a lab secretary, and a laboratory manager. A clinical consultant/pathologist is available at all times.

The laboratory is composed of the following departments:

  • Hematology.
  • Coagulation.
  • Urinalysis.
  • Chemistry/toxicology.
  • Serology/hemoximetry.
  • Transfusion services.
  • Microbiology.
  • Point of care/blood gases.
  • Frozen sections.

Our inpatient services are offered around the clock, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Our Outpatient Collection Station is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. We accommodate after-hours outpatient requests. We do not take appointments—it is strictly walk-in.

For additional information, or to request an after-hours test, call 503-338-7570.


The laboratory is at the main campus, accessible via the West entrance and lobby.

Contact us » 503-338-7570