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Ferrell Hospital laboratory is a full service facility that is CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act) certified and COLA (Coalition of Laboratory Accreditation) accredited.  All testing is performed by registered Medical Technicians or Medical Technologists and the laboratory is directed by Dr. Elliott O. Partridge M.D. under CLIA certification.
The laboratory is staffed 24 hours per day, seven days per week for necessary and emergency testing.  Outpatient testing is available seven days a week and by appointment on Holidays.  Services are provided to all physicians, nursing homes and home health agencies.  The laboratory performs DOT and non-DOT chain of custody drug screens on a limited basis; please contact laboratory for additional information.
Services include:
  • Hematology
  • Chemistry
  • Special Chemistry
  • Urinalysis
  • Serology
  • Coagulation Studies
  • Blood Transfusion Services
  • Reference Laboratory Pathology
The laboratory serves as a clinical site for SICCM (Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market) medical laboratory technician student program.
For more information contact 618-273-3361 ext 501