The OHSU Core Lab is a highly automated, high-volume laboratory. The Core Lab provides STAT and routine testing including Chemistry, hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, and limited Microbiology. The lab is staffed 24 hours a day and can be reached directly at 503 494-4139.
Core Laboratory Test Schedule
Tests available as EXTREME EMERGENCY with in-lab turnaround time (TAT) of 10-15 minutes:
Blood gases, ionized calcium, whole blood glucose, whole blood NA, K, whole blood hemoglobin, prothrombin time, PT (INR).
Ordering department should call laboratory as well as enter orders into EPIC for all EE orders.
URGENT tests, 24 hrs / 7 days, with in-lab TAT of 60 minutes:
All other hematology, coagulation, chemistry tests and urine dipstick.
URGENT tests, 24 hrs / 7 days, with in-lab TAT of 60 minutes, with verbal notification:
All urine chemistries.
See individual tests for specimen collection instructions.