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Laboratory Services

Holy Cross Health's Medical Laboratories at Holy Cross Hospital and Holy Cross Germantown Hospital offer a full range of testing services needed to support our primary hospital-based programs. Holy Cross Health also provides high quality and patient focused testing for outpatients and community health programs.

Holy Cross Health's laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation and staffed by a team of professionals who strive to exceed physician and patient requirements. View pathology staff and lab leadership.

The Holy Cross Hospital laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and American Association of Blood Banks. It is licensed by the State of Maryland. The Laboratory is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) program. Learn more about the Holy Cross Hospital Medical Laboratory accreditation and licensure below.

We hope that this website will be a useful tool that will enhance your patient care experience. Our test catalogs provide a thorough guide to patient preparation and specimen collection. They will equip you with essential knowledge to obtain accurate test results.

Mission and History
Holy Cross Health's Medical Laboratories provide complete testing needs for all patients who receive care at Holy Cross Hospital, Holy Cross Germantown Hospital and Holy Cross Health Centers.  Holy Cross Health's mission is based on the spirit of the gospel and seeks to heal body, mind and spirit, to improve the health of our communities, and to steward the resources entrusted to us. Holy Cross Health is a member of Trinity Health of Novi, Michigan, 

Our laboratories reflect the Trinity core values of respect, social justice, compassion, care of the poor and underserved, and excellence.  We exist to support the health ministry of Trinity Health and to be the most trusted provider of health care services in our area. Our professional team achieves this trust through:

  • High-quality, efficient and safe laboratory services
  • Accessible services to our most vulnerable and underserved populations
  • Outreach that responds to community need
  • Ongoing learning and sharing of new knowledge
  • Our friendly, caring spirit

Learn more about us and our mission, values and role.

Accreditation and Licensure

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
For Holy Cross Hospital Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) – 1988
Identification Number: 21D0670639

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
For Holy Cross Hospital Acute Care Service
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) – 1988
Identification Number: 21D09104444

The College of American Pathologists
For Holy Cross Hospital Patient Care Services Point of Care
LAP Number: 7195400
AU-ID: 1458433

American Association of Blood Banks
Accreditation ID: 8645

State of Maryland
Medical Laboratory Permit
Permit Number 035

  Holy Cross Hospital
  Holy Cross Germantown Hospital

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