Children's Hospital Entrance

Pediatric Clinical Lab

Diagnostic services at Children’s Hospital New Orleans

The Laboratory provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient clinical and anatomic laboratory services for children. The staff includes medical technologists oriented towards the unique needs of a pediatric population. Phlebotomists have special expertise in drawing pediatric patients. The pathologists are certified in anatomic, clinical and pediatric pathology.

Professional expertise includes, but is not limited to:

  • Chemistry and therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Hematology
  • Coagulation/Urinalysis
  • Microbiology
    • Bacteriology
    • Mycology
    • Mycobacteriology
    • Virology
    • Molecular infectious disease testing
  • Immunology and flow cytometry
  • Transfusion service
  • Hematopoietic progenitor cell laboratory
  • Anatomic pathology
    • Surgical pathology
    • Muscle pathology
    • Renal pathology
    • Cytology, including fine needle aspirations
    • Autopsy
    • Perinatal/placental pathology
    • Ultrastructural pathology