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Laboratory Services for Physicians and Medical Facilities

Client Services

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Our Medical Laboratories benefit healthcare providers and their patients with:

  • Continuity of care between inpatient, outpatient and emergency testing
  • Laboratory services for patients (including STAT requests) throughout our community
  • Our locally owned and operated laboratory that supports employment in our community

Our Dedicated Team of Professionals

Our team is comprised of experienced and board-certified pathologists, skilled technologists, and devoted support staff who prioritize patient care and your requirements. We are dedicated to delivering tailored services and practical strategies that cater to the needs of our community and healthcare providers.

On-Call Pathologist

We have a pathologist available around the clock, 24/7, for consultations on both clinical and anatomical matters.

Our Primary Reference Laboratory

For our specialized testing needs, Mary Washington Hospital partners with Mayo Medical Laboratories. Mayo Medical Laboratories, the reference laboratory for Mayo Clinic, is a recognized leader in esoteric testing. They offer consultations with their experienced physicians and scientists, enhancing our commitment to providing exceptional laboratory services and patient care to our community.

Superior Turnaround Time

  • Results from STAT pick-ups within two hours of receipt in main laboratory
  • Most routine tests completed the same day
  • Comprehensive in-house test menu for expeditious laboratory service
  • Collaboration with Mayo Medical Laboratories for esoteric testing and timely reporting


  • Consultations with pathologists who are board certified in clinical, anatomic and cytopathology (cytologic pathology)
  • Highly specialized consultations with Mayo Medical Laboratories pathologists and other specialists

Diagnostic Services

  • Full-service laboratory serving clients in the greater Fredericksburg region (Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George, Caroline, and Orange counties)
  • Broad range of tests using advanced instrumentation and technically proven, accurate methodologies

Anatomic Pathology

  • Cytopathology, including ThinPrep® technology
  • Fine-needle aspiration biopsies and procurement of superficial lesions
  • Histology (staffed 7 days per week)
  • Immunochemistry techniques (over 50 performed on site)
  • Surgical pathology (the majority of biopsy results are available within 24 hours)
  • 8 hour turnaround time available for biopsies, with advanced notice
  • Frozen section analysis for immediate diagnostic information to surgeons


  • Peripheral blood and bone marrow studies
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic
  • Monitoring of blood disorders


  • Wide range of hemostatic testing
  • Testing for hereditary bleeding and thrombotic disorders

Clinical Chemistry, Urinalysis

  • Extensive repertoire of chemical analyte quantification through state-of-the-art instrumentation
  • Complete test menu for therapeutic drug monitoring


  • Complete range of organism identification and susceptibility testing
  • Expert consultants in bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, parasitology and virology
  • Tuberculosis T-Spot for rapid identification
  • PCR testing for rapid MRSA identification

Transfusion Service

  • Pretransfusion testing for blood component therapy
  • Comprehensive antibody detection methodology
  • On-site access to blood and blood products including plasma and platelets as well as testing for special attributes

Outpatient Services

  • Excellent, knowledgeable Client Services team available Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Saturday, 6:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • Courier services providing timely laboratory pick-ups, pre-scheduled to meet your needs
  • Services to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, physician offices and clinics
  • Convenient Patient Service Centers throughout our community
  • Multiple electronic options for viewing results, followed by printed and/or faxed copies

Professional licensure, accreditation & affiliations

  • The American Association of Blood Banks
  • The College of American Pathologists
  • ASCP Certified Technologists
  • Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
  • The American Association of Blood Banks
  • The College of American Pathologists
  • ASCP Certified Technologists
  • Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
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