Ephrata Community Hospital

Laboratory Services

Laboratory Services provides clinical laboratory services 24 hours per day, seven days per week to the medical staff of WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital and the Northern Lancaster County community. Routine outpatient hours are Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Emergency services for outpatients, outside of routine hours, can be arranged by calling the laboratory and notifying the technologist on duty.

Ephrata Medical Laboratories (EML) maintains seven collection centers throughout the community that offer minimal wait time, professional staff and free blood pressure and weight screenings.  All laboratory testing is performed at Ephrata Community Hospital and its approved reference laboratories.

For more information, please contact the Laboratory Administrative Director at 717-738-6527.

Lab Services Manual

24-Hour Urine Tests and Requirements
Allergy Testing
Anatomic Pathology-Cytology
Flow Cytometry
Lab Services Manual Intro
Molecular Genetics
Test Menu



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