UAB Medicine

Hospital Laboratory Services

UAB Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Laboratories is dedicated to providing quality diagnostic testing services. UAB Hospital laboratories are staffed by more than 400 dedicated pathologists, clinical, technical, and support personnel committed to the provision of the highest quality diagnostic laboratory testing. UAB Hospital Laboratories provides accurate, timely, and client-oriented laboratory testing and clinical consultations. We perform tests for UAB Hospital inpatients (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) as well as testing for all UAB-owned clinics and Outreach clients.

Services provided include Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Special Chemistry, Toxicology, Special Coagulation, Immunecytopenia testing, Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Diagnostics, Flow Cytometry, Blood Bank, Surgical Pathology, Cytology, Histology, Autopsy, Decedent Affairs, Immunohistochemistry and Electron Microscopy.

UAB Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Laboratories are located in several locations; the main location of Anatomic Pathology is on the third floor of the North Pavilion, and the main clinical hospital laboratory is on the second floor of the Spain-Wallace Building. The Kirklin Clinic is the primary outpatient clinic and is located at 2000 6th Ave. S. A basic laboratory is located at UAB Highlands, 1201 11th Ave. S., and there are seven small, off-site physician office laboratories.

UAB Hospital Laboratories comply with all federal, state, and local regulations including CLIA (CMS), CAP, JCAHO, FDA, AABB, and HIPAA regulations.

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