The Highest Quality in Patient Care

Whether you are an inpatient, outpatient, employee or physician, you can count on receiving rapid and precise diagnostic services from DCMH Clinical Laboratory Department. Our experienced team of Clinical Laboratory Scientists & Technicians understand that an accurate diagnosis is critical to a patient’s evaluation and treatment. With a full range of services – from bedside testing to outpatient and full-service  laboratory testing – you can expect to receive the highest quality in patient care.

DCMH Clinical Laboratory Department is a full-service laboratory with an extensive test menu.

Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 4:30pm.

Our services include:

  • Hematology: is the study of diseases of the blood and blood-forming tissues including diagnosis, treatment and overall management of disorders ranging from anemia to blood cancer.
  • Clinical Chemistry: This includes general chemical testing such as toxicology, therapeutic drug monitoring, trace element analysis, tumor markers and other infectious disease testing.
  • Clinical immunology: The study of diseases caused by disorders of the immune system .The diseases caused by disorders of the immune system fall into two broad categories: immunodeficiency (ability to fight infectious disease is compromised) and autoimmunity (the immune system attacks the body).
  • Microbiology: is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Infectious disease can be caused by many kinds of microorganisms including bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses.
  • Blood Bank: performing blood typing, antibody screens and compatibility testing.  Blood products are prepared for transfusion for various medical conditions to replace lost components of the blood, such as red blood cells, white blood cells, plasma, clotting factors, and platelets.
  • Blood Transfusion: Provides blood components for transfusion in addition to consultation for patients with immune hemolytic anemia and specialized testing to ensure safe transfusions for patients with antibodies to red cell antigens.
  • Immunology: Immunology methods are used to diagnose a range of disorders of the immune system, as well as to evaluate malignant disorders of blood and lymphoid cells. Autoimmune disease, infectious diseases, malignant lymphomas, as well as the response of the body to a variety of biological changes are studied.
  • Serology: is the scientific study of serum and other bodily fluids. In practice, the term usually refers to the diagnostic identification of antibodies in the serum.
  • Coagulation: The process by which the blood clots to form solid masses, or clots.  Routine tests of blood coagulation are frequently ordered to assess clotting function or monitor dosing of oral anticoagulants such as warfarin.  Disorders of coagulation are disease states which can result in bleeding or obstructive clotting.
  • Urinalysis: an array of tests performed on urine, and one of the most common methods of medical diagnosis.
  • DOT Drug/Alcohol Testing: the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and its predecessor agency has defined drug and alcohol testing rules and regulations for employees who drive commercial trucks and buses that require a commercial driver’s license (CDL).