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Our on-site laboratory performs chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, serology testing and has a reference laboratory (Quest Diagnostics) that provides all other required testing in a timely manner. The laboratory maintains a CLIA license in compliance with CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) and the laboratory is inspected and accredited by COLA (College of Laboratory Accreditation).
Several times a year unknown specimens are received for testing and grading to prove proficiency in all of the tests that are performed in our laboratory. PCHC laboratory staff includes four Medical Technologists/Clinical Laboratory Scientists who are qualified and certified to work in any clinical lab in the United States with over 100 years combined experience. The laboratory staff also includes a certified phlebotomist.
Ortho Vitros for Chemistry testing
Sysmex and ESR 6 for Hematology testing
BioMerieux Mini Vidas for Immunology testing
Siemans Clinitek for Urine testing
Siemans DCA for diabetic control monitoring
Cepheid for COVID 19, Flu A, Flu B and RSV PCR testing
PCHC Laboratory is proud to serve the Lac du Flambeau community at Peter Christensen Health Center and strives to continue the pursuit of excellence in clinical laboratory services.