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Laboratory

 

Baptist Health Lexington's laboratory offers comprehensive clinical and anatomic testing services for inpatients and outpatients.

Services

The laboratory is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our front office is open everyday from 6:30 am to 10:00 pm.  For your convenience, patients can visit one of our seven outpatient collection facilities for specimen collection:

Main Campus - Lexington:
Baptist Health Lexington
1740 Nicholasville Road Building D
Clinical Lab
2nd Floor, Tower Elevators
Sunday thru Saturday 6:30 am to 9:30 pm
Phone 859-260-6192

Baptist Health Lexington
1780 Nicholasville Rd.  Building B
Suite 103
Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Phone 859-260-6867

Baptist Health Lexington
1720 Nicholasville Rd.  Building E
Suite 301
Monday thru Thursday 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Phone 859-260-6305

Southland Drive - Lexington:
Central Baptist Outpatient Diagnostic Center
100 Southland Drive
First Floor Lab
Monday thru Friday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Phone 859-260-6672

Hamburg - Lexington:
Baptist Health Lexington Outpatient Diagnostic Center
1775 Alysheba Way
First floor Lab
Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Phone 859-260-6992

Richmond:
Baptist Health Lexington Outpatient Diagnostic Center
107 Meridian Way
Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Phone 859-624-7286

Georgetown:
Baptist Health Lexington Outpatient Diagnostic Center
206 Bevins Lane
Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Phone 502-570-5540

Services include:

  • Routine analysis in the areas of chemistry, hematology, coagulation, blood banking, urinalysis, microbiology, immunology and histology;
  • Specialized clinical chemistry analysis, hormonal assays, therapeutic drug monitoring, CEA assays, electrophoresis studies and radioimmunology;
  • Clinical immunology including immune function testing for the detection of antibodies to rubella (measles), varicella (chicken pox) and mycoplasma;
    anti-nuclear antibody identification; and titer, fungal serologies and direct antigen testing;
  • Clinical microbiology studies including routine isolation, chlamydia detection, complete anaerobic capabilities, complete antimicrobial susceptibility testing, mycology, mycobacteriology and parasitology;
  • Clinical hematology studies, including bone marrow interpretation, automated comprehensive blood count and complete coagulation analysis; and
  • Anatomic pathology services including tissue diagnosis by light microscopy and immunohistochemical studies.

Staffing and Accreditation

Baptist Health Lexington's laboratory is staffed by board-certified pathologists specializing in the practice of anatomical pathology and laboratory medicine. Technical staff includes medical technologists, medical laboratory technicians and histotechnicians registered through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

The laboratory is fully accredited and certified by the College of American Pathologists and the American Association of Blood Banks. It is also CLIA certified.

Outreach Services for Physician Offices

Baptist Health Lexington's laboratory can provide outreach services to physician offices with 24-hour turnaround and the capability of same day turnaround on request. Our comprehensive outreach services include courier pick-up provided Monday through Friday and physician access on-line to lab results.

For More Information

For more information about laboratory services at Baptist Health Lexington, please call our client services representatives at (859) 260-6126.