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.
Outpatient laboratory services offered at UPMC in Central Pa. provide your health care team with the most accurate and efficient laboratory results possible, while remaining dedicated to patient safety. That is why the UPMC 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 Carlisle is AABB accredited and 95 percent of our testing personnel have received either an Associates or Bachelor's degree in Laboratory Sciences.
UPMC's laboratory automation systems identify, prepare, and transport specimens for testing. This allows us to:
UPMC in Central Pa offers convenient locations on both the East and West Shores. No appointment is necessary. Our outpatient lab locations are open to the entire community as well as UPMC patients.
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