Mayo Clinic's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology in Rochester, Minn., is one of the largest clinical laboratories in the world. It is composed of 3,200 people working in 40 specialty laboratories performing more than 22 million tests each year.
A highly skilled team of medical professionals works collaboratively within the department, including physicians, scientists, pathologists' assistants, medical technologists, medical technicians, lab assistants, biologists, chemists, microbiologists, geneticists and other specialists. The department receives specimens for testing from Mayo Clinic's campuses in Minnesota, Arizona and Florida, as well as Mayo Clinic Health System sites. It is also a reference laboratory for other clinics and hospitals both nationally and internationally.
Mayo Medical Laboratories is the referral center for Mayo Clinic. Mayo Medical Laboratories specializes in esoteric laboratory testing for health care organizations throughout the United States and around the world. Mayo Medical Laboratories supports the local delivery of laboratory services by providing exceptional reference laboratory services and support services that facilitate and augment community integration efforts.
Mayo Clinic's Special Coagulation Laboratory is responsible for, or interacts with, laboratories that perform more than 19,000 tests directly related to coagulation each year.
April 30, 2014