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Clinical Laboratory

Clinical LaboratorySt. Mary’s Laboratory Services provide a full range of state-of-the-art laboratory testing, from routine blood-work to the diagnosis of pathogens and cancers. The laboratory is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists and the American Association of Blood Banks. St. Mary’s around-the-clock lab provides reliable, accurate results to assist your physician with your care. Highly skilled medical technologists, medical laboratory technicians, and phlebotomists staff the lab 24 hours a day, seven days a week. St. Mary’s board-certified pathologists are available for physician consultations, and our fully licensed Blood Bank provides blood products for patients at St. Mary’s Hospital.

St. Mary’s Laboratory, in conjunction with St. Mary’s Pharmacy, operates a convenient Coumadin Clinic five days a week to help people using blood thinning medications monitor and control their medication. Please call (706) 389-2389 for an appointment.

St. Mary’s Laboratory has two collection locations for your convenience. A physician’s order is required for all testing. Test results will be communicated to your physician as soon as results are available. Pre-registration will help speed your visit; click here to pre-register on-line.

  • St. Mary’s Hospital: 1230 Baxter St., Athens. Patients should park in the parking deck and then register at Patient Registration on the 1st Floor, open weekdays from 6 am to 5 pm. During other times, please register in St. Mary’s Emergency Department. Coumadin Clinic services are available by appointment.
  • St. Mary’s Outpatient Diagnostic, Rehab and Wellness Center: at The Exchange, 2470 Daniells Bridge Road, Athens, just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 (see map). This collection center is staffed by the same compassionate, experienced professionals you trust from St. Mary’s Hospital. Convenient parking. Coumadin Clinic available by appointment only.
    Open 7:30–12:30 and 1–4:30 Monday – Friday except holidays.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call St. Mary’s Clinical Laboratory at (706) 389-2400.

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