Lab Services

The comprehensive Laboratory Medicine at SAMC is a high tech department that includes an automated robotic system and a broad test menu with rapid turnaround times for specimen processing and result reporting.

The Laboratory Medicine department at SAMC provides services in the following areas:

  • Anatomical Pathology
  • Histology
  • Chemistry
  • Coagulation
  • Urinalysis
  • Microbiology
  • Transfusion Services

We also have extensive testing available at the patient’s bedside through our Point of Care department. The main laboratory is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and offers a comprehensive test catalog. We are accredited by the College of American Pathology (CAP), and licensed by CLIA and the State of Alabama and Florida.

Southeast Alabama Medical Center offers a full-service reference lab. Southeast Reference Lab’s main goal is to provide high quality patient care as well as excellent customer service to all of our patients. Our trained staff of lab assistants is here to take care of all of your needs. Our lab manager, April Kelly, provides an unmatched level of customer service for all of our customers to include billing, inquiries and receipt of patient payments. We offer a program customized to your needs and can work with you to solve any issues that may arise.

We offer:

  • Reliable, convenient and fast results
  • Walk-ins are welcome
  • Dedicated laboratory outreach manager
  • Central location for results with portal access to clinic and hospital labs
  • Lab order management and tracking system
  • Broad in-house test menu with microbiology and pathology
  • Stat, same–day and next morning turnaround time for all tests
  • Local laboratory with close proximity of testing to customers
  • Excellent, experienced phlebotomists
  • In-house billing, patient inquiry and patient payments
  • In-house courier service with multiple daily pickups
  • Electronic connectivity to physician offices with flexible lab information system
  • Competitive pricing

Southeast Reference Lab is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We are conveniently located on the first floor of the SAMC Doctors Building. Please call 334-793-8745 for more information. For billing inquiries and payments, please call 334-712-3242.