What is Direct Access Testing
PCH Direct is a Direct Access Testing service that allows individuals to request laboratory tests based on their health concerns and receive results without a physician's order. Parents/legal guardians may also request testing on their children under the age of 18.
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Who Performs the Testing?
Testing is performed by the highly qualified Laboratory staff at Pioneer Community Hospital of Patrick located in Stuart, Virginia. The Laboratory is CLIA Certified ensuring accurate results.
The professional laboratory staff is made up of AMT-certified technologists and technicians who work under the direction of a board certified pathologist. Staff members are trained in all aspects of laboratory medicine including:
- Blood Banking
- Drug Screens