DIRECTOR: Anand Dighe, M.D., Ph.D.
DIRECTOR, CHEMISTRY: James G. Flood, Ph.D.
DIRECTOR, SPECIAL CHEMISTRY: Patrick Sluss, Ph.D.
DIRECTOR, COAGULATION: Elizabeth Van Cott, M.D.
DIRECTOR, HEMATOLOGY: Aliyah Sohani, M.D.
DIRECTOR, IMMUNOLOGY: Mandakolathur Murali, M.D.
LOCATION: Gray 5
The Core Laboratory consists of the following sections:
Blood gas/stat core lab
Yawkey Oncology Lab
ED Kiosk Lab
Test Availability: Please see listing of laboratory
Reporting of Results:
Outpatient hardcopy reports are distributed each morning. Results
of Core Laboratory tests are also available by telephoning
Critical values are called to the ordering location in accordance
with the MGH Critical Values policy.
Criteria for Refusal of Specimens
The Core Laboratory reserves the right to refuse any specimen
which is not accompanied by a requisition bearing the patient’s
name, unit number and location. The laboratory will refuse to accept
specimens that have not been collected according to the protocols
outlined in this manual, or ones that have been damaged in transit
to the laboratory.