Laboratory

The Sparrow Eaton Hospital Laboratory is equipped with high-grade diagnostic equipment and specially trained personnel. The facility is designed to deliver timely, accurate results to help you and your doctor better manage your health.

Testing is performed by registered medical technologists who have either a two-year or four-year college degree.

We provide testing in the following clinical areas:

  • Urinalysis
  • Hematology
  • Blood bank and transfusion services
  • Coagulation
  • Serology
  • Chemistry
  • Therapeutic drug testing
  • Microbiology

The lab is accredited by the College of American Pathologists. We participate with the College of American Pathologists Proficiency Program to document the accuracy of our test results.

On-Site Testing
More than 90 percent of our testing is performed on-site to provide results to physicians as soon as possible. Low-volume and esoteric test procedures as well as anatomic pathology are sent to Sparrow Laboratory.

 Sparrow Eaton Hospital provides outpatient testing services Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. 

Walk-In Draw Stations
Sparrow Eaton Hospital’s Laboratory offers two convenient walk-in blood draw stations. One is located at the main hospital and the second location is on the first floor of the professional building located at 123 Lansing Road.

Patients may walk in any time to receive testing during the following hours:

  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday at the main hospital location. Closed on Sunday and the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
  • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday at the 123 Building. Note that this station is closed from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., daily for lunch. Closed on Saturday and Sunday and the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

Testing for lactose intolerance must be scheduled at these locations. All other testing is on a walk-in basis. For more information, call (517) 543-9505.