Walk-ins are welcome Monday through Friday between 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Outpatients need a physician's order for lab tests and should come to the Registration Department before coming to the Laboratory Department. Specimens may be dropped off at any time at the front desk in the Laboratory.

To make arrangements outside these hours, please contact the Lab directly at (217) 324-8565.

Common tests performed in our lab include complete blood counts (CBC), chemistry and lipid profiles. We can also accommodate all physician requests either in-house or through a reference lab with excellent turnaround times. This includes testing such as:
  • Full Hematology/Coagulation
  • General Chemistry and Blood Gases
  • Urine Chemistry
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Blood Bank/Transfusion Services
  • Surgical Pathology and Cytology
  • Specialized Esoteric Testing (5% sent out to a reference lab)
All results from tests performed in our lab or through a reference lab are faxed to the patient's physician for review, consultation and diagnosis.

For more information, please contact the Laboratory at (217) 324-8565.