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Pikeville Medical Center’s Laboratory provides accurate and timely laboratory results to assist our Medical Staff in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of our patients.

Blood Bank: Involved in blood typing, detection of antibodies, and crossmatching of blood for transfusion.

Chemistry: Performs a multitude of tests for the detection and monitoring of diseases.

Hematology: Performs tests to evaluate cell counts, cellular morphology, and clotting ability.

Microbiology: Performs cultures and tests to identify agents responsible for infections

Pathology:  Histologic technicians process and prepare a variety of tissues for gross and microscopic examination by the pathologist.

Urinalysis and Serology: Performs tests on urine to identify chemical and morphologic abnormalities, as well as pregnancy.