Hospital Services

Laboratory Services

The goal of Longmont United Hospital's Laboratory is to improve patient care in Northern Colorado by providing timely, accurate, and cost-effective testing services for healthcare providers and patients.

Our staff is committed to meeting the complex needs and high standards of the region's healthcare providers as well as the individual patients. Our clients' needs are always foremost to us and we continually strive to improve the manner in which our services are delivered.


Our Laboratory performs more than 300,000 procedures per year, providing a full-range of laboratory testing services, including:

  • Anatomical pathology
  • Chemistry
  • Immunochemistry
  • Coagulation
  • Hematology
  • Microbiology
  • Serology
  • Oncologic pathology
  • Therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Urinalysis

The extensive range of tests performed in-house at Longmont United Hospital Laboratory guarantees specimen integrity, stat testing abilities, and turnaround times that are unmatched by any other laboratory service available in the area. Our laboratory is currently the only facility in Boulder County offering Verigene® Gram-Positive Blood Culture Nucleic Acid (BC-GP) and Verigene® Gram-Negative

Blood Culture Nucleic Acid (BC-GN) to quickly diagnose patients who demonstrate symptoms of bloodstream infection days earlier than conventional methods. Longmont United Hospital's Laboratory also provides specialty testing capabilities through its affiliation with Carent Laboratory Solutions. We understand that our clients' individual needs vary, and we will customize our services as needed.

Skilled Staff

Longmont United Hospital's Laboratory staff is highly skilled and educated medical technologists as well as fellowship trained and board-certified pathologists.

Accredited Testing Services

Longmont United Hospital's Laboratory is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO), fully complies with the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and all state and federal standards. Read about our most recent surprise laboratory visit and successful accreditation.

If you would like additional information on any of our services or if you have questions, please call the LUH laboratory at 303-651-5076.

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