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Laboratory

A patient's laboratory tests provide a wealth of information about their overall health, and fast and accurate lab testing is key to proper diagnosis and treatment. At Prosser Memorial Hospital, our experienced technologists use the latest instrumentation and technology to provide quality results for all these tests and more:

  • Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Transfusion services
  • Urinalysis
  • Coagulation
  • Serology
  • Microbiology

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to get my lab tests back?

The turnaround on lab tests largely depends on the type of test. Some tests can come back within minutes, while others can take up to 24 to 36 hours to get results.

Do I need to make an appointment to have my labs drawn?

The laboratory provides diagnostic testing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for hospital patients. It is open to walk-ins from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the week and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Appointments are available for any special needs outside of these hours.

I need to get my blood drawn. Will it hurt?

Nobody loves having their blood drawn, but our highly skilled lab staff will make it as quick and painless as possible.