Part of our ongoing efforts to deliver excellent patient care is offering comprehensive laboratory services for patients.
The laboratory staff at OakLeaf Surgical Hospital are certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology and perform well over 25,000 tests each year. In addition our laboratory is certified by the Joint Commission and the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
Screening tool used to check for conditions such as diabetes or kidney disease. You may be asked to fast for 10–12 hours.
Determines general health and screens
for disorders such as anemia or infections,
as well as nutritional status and toxic
Provides information about the kidneys and
liver, electrolyte and acid base balance, as
well as blood sugar and blood proteins.
Often requested as part of a routine exam to check for excess or deficit of electrolytes (sodium or potassium) or an acid base imbalance.
Assists the physician in determining the cause
of inflammation, or diagnosing and following
the course of joint or muscle pain
Used to help identify blood glucose levels, and
to screen for, diagnose and monitor diabetes,
pre-diabetes and hypoglycemia.
Also known as a Liver Function Test (LFT), this testing can detect damage or disease, such as hepatitis or other liver related conditions.
Used to check how well prescribed blood thinning medications (anticoagulants) are working, or to help detect and diagnosis a bleeding disorder.
Often performed at admission to a hospital or as part of an annual exam. May also be done if someone is experiencing abdominal pain or blood in the urine.
Located within OakLeaf Surgical Hospital and next door.
1000 OakLeaf Way
Altoona WI 54720
715.831.8130 or 800.635.6197
Monday – Friday
5:30 AM – 5:00 PM