Laboratory Services

Specialized Expertise

When you use Women & Infants Hospital for laboratory services, you draw on the expertise and resources of a comprehensive diagnostic and screening facility and one of the nation's leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns. The pathologists and other team members who deliver services have a specialized focus and depth of experience in women's and children's health.

A major teaching affiliate of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women & Infants Hospital laboratory is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), and is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of pathologists, clinical laboratory specialists, clinical laboratory technicians, phlebotomists and support personnel who are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We are committed to quality, customer service, and timely results.

Contact Information

Laboratory Services
101 Dudley Street
Providence, RI 02905
P: (401) 274-1122, ext. 41172

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The Division of Cytopathology offers high-qualitydiagnostic services in all areas, including Pap smears,non-gynecologic cytology and fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology.

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Gynecologic and Breast Pathology

The Division of Gynecologic and Breast Pathology provides diagnostic services by board-certified anatomic pathologists on outpatient biopsies specimens and surgical specimens.

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Medical Screening and Special Testing

Specialized laboratory testing in prenatal screening, reproductive endocrinology, and women's health, with the highest quality, rapid turnaround and reasonable cost.

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Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics

The Division of Genetics in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine offers state-of-the-art testing in cytogenetics and molecular genetics.

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Perinatal and Developmental Pathology

The Division of Perinatal and Developmental Pathology is a part of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Women & Infants Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. 

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Extensive Testing Capabilities

  • Clinical Chemistry and Hematology
  • Cytopathology
  • Gynecologic and Breast Pathology
  • Medical Screening and Prenatal Testing
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics
  • Perinatal and Pediatric Pathology
  • Surgical Pathology
  • Transfusion Services


Special Resources Available

  • Phlebotomists who have special expertise in caring for neonates, oncology, and other special-needs patients
  • The convenience of laboratory service centers located throughout Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts
  • The convenience of in-home phlebotomy services for those patients that are homebound
  • The convenience of laboratory service centers located throughout Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.