Laboratory Services

woman getting her blood drawn

Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital's on-site laboratory processes specimens for inpatients and outpatients. The dedicated staff work diligently to provide the physician with data to assist them in returning patients to normal health.

Our staff of over 20 professionals including a pathologist, histotechnician, medical technologists, medical laboratory technicians, and phlebotomists provide high-quality services in the following disciplines:

  • Surgical pathology & cytology
  • Clinical chemistry
  • Clinical microscopy
  • Hematology & coagulation
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Transfusion service & blood bank
  • Specimen collection

College of American Pathologists accedited logoAccredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) since 1978, we serve patients, physicians and other clients in Muhlenberg County and the surrounding area. The College of American Pathologists is known for fostering and advocating excellence in laboratory medicine worldwide and is often referred to as the gold standard for clinical laboratories.

Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital Laboratory maintains its accreditation by participating in an on-site inspection of the laboratory, laboratory records, operating policies and procedures, and quality control protocols. Inspectors examined lab staff qualifications, equipment and facilities records, and overall management. A major emphasis is placed on quality management policies and procedures and patient safety.

We provide full-service laboratory services 24 hours per day, 365 days a year.