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Laboratory

LeConte Medical Center provides quality laboratory services to better assist healthcare providers when developing personalized patient treatment plans. As a member of Covenant Health, LeConte Medical Center has a wide range of laboratory resources to better serve Sevier County.

LeConte Medical Center’s laboratory is a full-service clinical lab, operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to provide comprehensive testing. The lab performs a variety of tests on blood, urine and other body fluid specimens that play a crucial role in patient diagnosis and treatment. Blood draws and specimen collection for outpatients and inpatients can be performed at any time. In addition, STAT lab testing services are available for emergency situations.

The professional lab staff at LeConte Medical Center understand patient care comes first. Comprised of a board-certified pathologist, state-licensed and nationally accredited medical technologists, and other support personnel, the laboratory staff provides responsive and accurate testing services.

Pathology

Pathology is the study of disease through examination of cells, tissue, organs and body fluids. A pathologist is a specially trained physician who utilizes a variety of techniques in conjunction with the hospital lab to determine the presence and absence of disease.

Services include:

  • Chemistry, Routine and Special
  • Coagulation
  • Endocrinology
  • Hematology
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Bone Marrow Biopsies
  • Clinical and Laboratory Consultation
  • Cytology
  • Fine Needle Aspirations
  • Frozen Sections
  • Macroscopic and Microscopic Examination
  • Phlebotomy
  • Serology
  • Transfusion Service (Blood Bank)
  • Urinalysis

LeConte Medical Center’s lab is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), licensed by the state of Tennessee, and certified by the Department of Health and Human Services under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) to provide testing services.