Genesis Medical Center, Aledo Laboratory, accredited by The Joint Commission, ensures the highest standards for patient safety and processing.
The CLIA certified laboratory provides testing for inpatients, emergency room patients, area nursing homes as well as outpatients with physician orders from Aledo and surrounding areas. The licensed medical technicians and technologists provide quick and accurate test results 24 hours a day. An outpatient pre-registration service is provided for your added convenience. A wide range of test procedures can be performed on the state-of-the-art equipment.
Blood samples are drawn for testing at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo and specimens are collected and processed.
- House calls for the homebound within a 20 mile radius.
- Drug screening for many area companies.
- Therapeutic phlebotomy.
22 units of blood are provided by Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center and routinely stored in the laboratory. Prior to receiving a transfusion, the patient's blood is tested with the donor's blood for blood type and Rh, unusual antibodies, and compatibility.
Complete blood counts are performed which includes hemoglobin, red blood cell count, white blood cell count, platelet count, and differentiation of white blood cells under the microscope.
Tests are routinely performed to monitor anticoagulants such as coumadin and heparin and evaluate the patient's ability to properly clot before surgery.
Complete urinalyses are performed for ten different chemical tests and a microscopic examination.
Tests for diagnosis of Strep A infection, Mononucleosis, Influenza, RSV, and HIV can all be performed quickly in this area of the lab.
Very specialized instruments can perform over 70 different tests simultaneously.
- Glucose and glucose tolerance tests
- Chemistry panels
- Seven different liver diagnostic tests
- Kidney function tests
- Therapeutic drug monitoring of five different prescription drugs
- Pregnancy tests
- Thyroid tests
- Cardiac Panels
Do you have a concern about patient safety and/or quality of care in our Laboratory?
If so, please report these concerns to:
Kimberly Nylin, Laboratory Manager
- In person: Ask the Lab Office personnel to speak with the Lab Manager
- Phone: (309) 582-9170
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Genesis Medical Center, Aledo
409 NW 9th Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231
The Joint Commission
- Phone: email@example.com
- Fax: (630) 792-5636
Office of Quality and Patient Safety
The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181