Laboratory Services

Wilson Medical Center Department of Laboratory Medicine provides quality services for inpatients, outpatients, emergency patients, and outreach clients (non-patients) of all ages. These services are ordered/required by attending physicians of a variety of specialties in their treatment of patients. The hospital laboratory operates 24 hours per day, 365 days of the year. The hospital laboratory has an extensive outreach program and provides services as a reference laboratory testing site for physician offices and clinics, providing specimen pickup for routine and STAT analysis and result reporting.

Laboratory activities are directed by board-certified Pathologists who provide supportive services in both medical and technical areas. Each section within the laboratory is supervised by experienced Technologists holding Baccalaureate and Post-Baccalaureate degrees and testing is performed by competent Medical Technologists and Medical Laboratory Technicians.

The laboratory is fully accredited and certified, licensed by the US Department of Health and Human Services under the provisions of the CLIA '88 and accredited by the College of American Pathologists.

WMC Laboratory is dedicated to providing services of the highest quality and greatest possible value to customers on a timely, convenient, and economical basis.

Test results from all areas of the laboratory are routinely monitored for accuracy, precision, and reliability by both internal and external quality control programs.

Contacts and Information

Add-on tests     
      Central Processing     
Billing questions/Fee Schedules     
      Vicky Bass    (252) 399-8881
Section Specific issues     
      Chemistry     
Hematology     
Transfusion     
Microbiology     
Histology/Cytology     
Other     
      Lab Office     
Pathologists     
      Laboratory    (252) 399-8157

Pathology

Eastern Carolina Pathology provides pathology services for Wilson Medical Center. All Eastern Carolina pathologists are board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Forensic, blood banking and cytopathology board certifications are also held by individuals within the group.

Drug Testing 

Drug testing is available from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. in the Outpatient Services Department of the Lab. This service is used for pre-employment screenings, post accident or random testing. 

Hours and Location

The Laboratory at Wilson Medical Center is located at 1705 Tarboro Street SW, Wilson, NC 27893. Hours of operation are Monday - Sunday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.