Track SystemClinical DepartmentsThe OSF System Laboratory clinical departments perform a variety of specialized testing. Our state-of-the art automated track system streamlines the entire process, allowing for quicker results and faster treatment.Learn More Hands Working with Test TubesSpecimen RequirementsIt is important to know the ways in which specimens should be collected and labeled, in order to prevent any delay in processing, and then ready them for the courier to transport.Learn More

Who We Are

The OSF System Laboratory, as a College of American Pathologists (CAP) accredited and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified laboratory, services a number of sister hospitals, physician offices, nursing homes, and health clinics by offering a wide variety of diagnostic, pathology, and clinical testing services.  OSF System Laboratory, a hospital-based entity, is owned and operated by OSF Saint Francis Medical Center , a hospital certified by The Joint Commission (JC).

Approximately 300 laboratory employees staff our specialized departments that process over 290,000 reportable tests per month, field incoming inquiries on various topics, draw specimens, and provide support to staff physicians and 13 board-certified pathologists, 3 Pathologist Assistants, a PhD Biochemist, a PhD Cytogeneticist, and a board-certified Infectious Disease Physician/Microbiology Technical Consultant .  Our Courier Services department is based in the lab and offers Stat pick-ups, along with dedicated routes and times used to service our 370+ independent clients throughout Illinois.  We offer billing services and accept many of the major insurances.

Test Catalog

The OSF System Laboratory Directory of Services is provided online to our clients, through our website.

The online test catalog is searchable and updates are made on a regular basis to keep it the most accurate and updated tool for finding a test or procedure our lab performs. 

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