St. Catherine Hospital

Laboratory Services

High quality laboratory data is critical in helping physicians to make accurate clinical judgments. Our laboratory specialists pride themselves on providing the highest quality results in an expedient way. Some of our clinical laboratory services include:

  • Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Microbiology
  • Urinalysis
  • Phlebotomy
  • Histology
  • Blood Bank

Pathology Services include:

  • Anatomical Pathology - Surgical Pathology
  • Cytology

Collection and handling, verification of patient identification, and specimen processing prior to analysis are given prime consideration. Validity of the data obtained from the specimen is highly dependent upon the excellence of laboratory staff technique, to include proper operation to equipment, use of high quality reagents, adherence to a rigid quality control program and careful attention to detail.

The laboratory continually updates its technology to such a degree that we take a great deal of pride in being self-sufficient and in having the ability to ensure our own quality and provide the prompt patient care.

St. Catherine Hospital Laboratory is a computerized, full service laboratory licensed by the Indiana Healthcare, accredited by the College of American Pathologist and Department of Health & Human Services. Ours is one of a select group of laboratories that has been evaluated and found to be in compliance with the CAP accreditation standards. These are rigorous laboratory standards designed to help ensure quality patient care. St. Catherine Hospital Laboratory is under the direction of a board-certified pathologist and staffed by certified medical technologists and other professionals who assist the clinician in the diagnosis and proper management of the patient. The laboratory actively participates in a nationally certified inter-laboratory survey program whereby we are evaluated in relationship to a nationwide peer group.

For more information call: (219) 392-7300

The Lab is open for Outpatient Services 7 days a week.

Bilingual staff on premises