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Lab Services at Sterling Regional MedCenter

When you or a loved one stay at Sterling Regional MedCenter, your lab work will be provided by Horizon Laboratory. Horizon is a dedicated lab that provides most lab services to the five Banner Health hospitals in Colorado. Our goal is to provide you and your doctor with results as quickly and accurately as possible.

What does laboratory services do?

Our laboratory uses various techniques to examine samples from blood, body fluids, bone marrow, lymph nodes and other tissues from both adults and children. Your doctor may order one or more of these tests:

  • Hematology
  • Chemistry
  • Coagulation
  • Immunology
  • Urinalysis
  • Blood banking
  • Blood cultures
  • Gram stains
  • Therapeutic phlebotomy
  • Breath-alcohol testing
  • Drug screen collection and limited drug screen testing

We send specialized tests to Mayo Medical Laboratories, the reference lab for Mayo Clinic.