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The Laboratory Services Division provides testing in order to assist in the diagnosis of disease conditions and treatment of patients. Services consist of analysis of clinical bacteriology, medical serology, parasitology, environmental bacteriology, hematology, urinalysis and clinical chemistry, and urine pregnancy tests. Water (bacteriological) analysis is available to the general public. This lab will also serve as a preliminary screener for biological threat in the prevention of bioterrorism. The Laboratory receives 12,000 specimens per year and 48,000 tests are performed annually.


2600 Cedar Ave. - P.O. Box 2337
Laredo, TX 78041-2337
(956) 795-4900 Fax: (956) 726-2632

Gateway Community Health Center / Doctor's Hospital of Laredo / HAL
Laredo Medical Center / UT Health Science Center /
City of Laredo / Texas Department of Health / Laredo Campus Extension (LCE)