Hematology testing involves the analysis of blood and its main constituents, erythrocytes (red cells), leukocytes (white cells) and thrombocytes (platelets) and their formation in the bone marrow. The most frequently ordered test is the Complete Blood Count, or CBC which quantitates these cellular elements. CBC results aid in the diagnosis of disease and in the monitoring of a patient’s progress after diagnosis. Other specialized testing performed is body fluid analysis, such as analysis of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to aid in the diagnosis of various disorders.
Coagulation testing involves routine and specialized analyses to monitor anticoagulant therapy and to evaluate bleeding disorders and thrombotic risk.
Urinalysis section performs routine urinalysis and fecal testing.