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Laboratory Services at UPMC in South Central Pa.

More than 75 percent of the decisions doctors make about your care are based on lab results. Blood, urine or other tests are critical to determining your diagnosis and this information helps your doctor make the best possible treatment recommendations for you.

About Our Services

Outpatient laboratory services offered at UPMC Pinnacle provide your health care team with the most accurate and efficient laboratory results possible, while remaining dedicated to patient safety. That is why UPMC Pinnacle's Laboratory Department maintains the highest standards in the field, including top performing pathologists and staff. We are proud to be accredited by the CAP (College of American Pathologists) Laboratory Accreditation Program for many of our laboratories, our lab at UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle is AABB accredited and 95 percent of our testing personnel have received either an Associates or Bachelor's degree in Laboratory Sciences.

State-of-the-Art Automation

UPMC Pinnacle's laboratory automation systems identify, prepare, and transport specimens for testing. This allows us to:

  • Eliminate human errors and improve patient safety using barcode technology
  • Provide more precise and consistently reliable test results
  • Improve test turnaround time for faster diagnosis and better patient care

Convenient Locations Throughout the Area

UPMC Pinnacle offers convenient locations on both the East and West Shores. No appointment is necessary. UPMC Pinnacle outpatient lab locations are open to the entire community as well as UPMC Pinnacle patients.

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