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Laboratory

Ynna_Torre1Chambers Health’s Laboratory operations have the latest, state-of-the-art instruments and a fully computerized system that can provide results in minutes. Our laboratories are staffed with Certified Medical Technologists who have; at a minimum, Bachelor’s Degrees and are highly skilled in different aspects of laboratory operations such as Chemistry, Hematology, Blood Banking and Clinical Microscopy.

The laboratory operations at Chambers Health are regulated and accredited under the provisions and standards of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) program. We participate in American Proficiency Testing, and, an organization wide Quality Assurance program to ensure the accuracy and quality of our test results.

Services at Bayside Community Hospital, in Anahuac, are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, where we can and do provide for all outpatient, inpatient, and Emergency medical needs.

Our most common tests and their use are: Comprehensive Metabolic Profile (CMP), which checks for basically everything (Liver, Kidneys, Blood Sugar, electrolytes); Basic Metabolic Profile (BMP); Prothrombin Time (PT), the Coumadin Check standard, needs to be done at least twice a month and checks how thin the blood is for people who uses blood thinners; Lipid Panel, checks for Cholesterol and how prone you are for heart problems; Thyroid Profile; Hemoglobin A1C, used to check for Diabetes; Liver Function Tests (LFT); Complete Blood Count (CBC), that checks for Anemia, or infection; and Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA). We offer many other in-house tests in addition to having access to multiple outside resources for added specialized tests.

Our outpatient laboratory department can also provide your organization with efficient and cost-effective drug screen testing, usually on a 24 hour/365 day a year basis. We recognize the importance of a drug-free workplace. Drug and Alcohol testing includes a variety of DOT and Non-DOT drug screen collections. For contracted company pricing, contact department director Czarina Torre at the email listed below.

So, just like with our Radiology Department, no matter where you see a doctor, we can provide for your laboratory testing needs at Chambers Health; call Ynna Torre in Anahuac, at 409.267.3143 ext 2256.  Walk-ins are welcomed.

Email: ctorre@chambershealth.org

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