Laboratory

The HGB Laboratory is equipped with high-grade diagnostic equipment and specially trained personnel. The facility is designed to deliver timely, accurate results to help you and your doctor better manage your health.

Inpatient and emergency testing is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Testing is performed by registered medical technologists who have either a two-year or four-year college degree or equivalent education and experience.

We provide testing in the following clinical areas:

  • Urinalysis
  • Hematology
  • Blood bank and transfusion services
  • Coagulation
  • Serology
  • Chemistry
  • Therapeutic drug testing
  • Microbiology

The lab is accredited by The Joint Commission. We participate with the College of American Pathologists Proficiency Program to document the accuracy of our test results.

On-Site Testing
More than 90 percent of our testing is performed on-site to provide results to physicians as soon as possible. Low-volume and esoteric test procedures as well as anatomic pathology are sent to Sparrow Laboratory.

HGB provides outpatient testing services Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. 

Walk-In Draw Stations
HGB’s Laboratory offers two convenient walk-in blood draw stations. One is located at the main hospital and the second location is on the first floor of the professional building located at 123 Lansing Road.

Patients may walk in any time to receive testing during the following hours:

  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday at the main hospital location.
  • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday at the 123 Building. Note that this station is closed from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., daily for lunch.

Testing for lactose intolerance can be scheduled at these locations. All other testing is on a walk-in basis. For more information, call (517) 543-9505.