<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> MGH Lab Handbook - Chemistry Laboratory
  CORE LABORATORY      
 
 

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
PHONE: x6-2345

The Core Laboratory consists of the following sections:

Chemistry
Hematology/Coagulation
Blood gas/stat core lab
Immunodiagnositics
Special Clotting
Immunology

SATELLITE LABORATORIES
Yawkey Oncology Lab
ED Kiosk Lab

Test Availability: Please see listing of laboratory tests.

Reporting of Results:
Outpatient hardcopy reports are distributed each morning. Results of Core Laboratory tests are also available by telephoning x4-LABS (x4-5227).

Critical Values
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.

 

     
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