Women & Infants Hospital offers laboratory services - both routine and specialized testing related to women's health - with a strong commitment to quality, customer service and timely results.
Women & Infants' laboratory is a fully accredited (CAP, CLIA, AABB), comprehensive diagnostic facility. Staffed by qualified pathologists, technologists, technicians, phlebotomists and support personnel, the laboratory operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Women & Infants is recognized by most major third-party payers for reimbursement of laboratory services.
The hospital has extensive testing capabilities in the following areas:
- Anatomic pathology
- Flow cytometry
- Molecular genetics/DNA
- Transfusion services
When you use Women & Infants for laboratory services, you draw on the expertise and resources of one of the nation's leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns. The pathologists and other staff members who deliver services to you have a specialized focus and depth of experience in women's and children's health.
Among the special resources available to you are:
As a major teaching affiliate of Brown Medical School, Women & Infants is committed to offering the most advanced care. Recent innovations include:
- Enhancement of the accuracy of pap smear screening, as well as gonorrhea and chlamydia screening methods, using the latest technologies
- Comprehensive AFP PLUS ® Quad prenatal testing, a recent breakthrough pioneered by Women & Infants, which tests for four markers: AFP, hCG, estriol and inhibin-A. Genetic counseling is available upon request as part of this program.