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  Department of Pathology

Evans Army Community Hospital
First Floor, Room 1500
1650 Cochrane Circle
Fort Carson, CO 80913

Business hours

Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed on Federal Holidays and Selected Training Holidays

Contact information – (719) 526-7900

Directions
The Pathology Clinic is located on the first floor of building 7500. Patients should park in the “F” parking lot.

About
Main Laboratory: Normal duty hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Monday through Friday. Routine services are offered during these hours. The Specimen Procurement Section is responsible for outpatient phlebotomy, specimen receiving and processing, and shipping samples to reference laboratories. Limited staffing and services are available during non-duty hours, weekends, and Federal holidays.

Clinical laboratory services are offered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When laboratory testing is required after normal duty hours, the specimen is to be collected by the requesting location and transported to the laboratory for processing and testing.

Primary services
Clinical and Anatomic Pathology

Who can be seen here?
Active Duty military, Tricare Prime, and Tricare Plus over the age of 3 years old.

Walk-in Services
• HIV Testing
• Chlamydia Testing
• Pregnancy Testing

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is this were I get shots?

A. No, we are the laboratory not immunizations.

 

Q. If I am only dropping off a specimen, do I need to take a ticket?

A. Yes.

 

Q. How early can I get my blood drawn?

A. We open at 0700 for all outpatient clinical laboratory procedures.

 

Q. How do I get my lab results?

A. The laboratory staff are not authorized to release lab results to patients.  Only hospital correspondence or your provider can give you your results. 

 

Q.I need to do a blood glucose test, I heard it will take a few hours, when is the latest I can arrive at the laboratory?

A. For 3-hour glucose, 2-hour glucose, and lactose tolerance tests you must arrive no later than 1100; for a 1-hour glucose, no later than 1500.

 

Q. I have a multi-part test or a 24-hour urine collection that needs to be completed on the weekend, how do I go about doing this if the outpatient laboratory is closed on the weekends and holidays?

A. Please contact the laboratory during normal duty hours, these are not uncommon and are dealt with on a case by case basis.

 

Q. I have a fasting test, what am I authorized to eat or drink?

A. Please do not eat 10-12 hours prior to the test.  Drink as much water as you want and only black coffee (no cream or sugar, to include fake sugar). You can take all directed medications as needed.

Click here to view the Laboratory Services and Specimen Collection Manual



 

 

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Last Modified 01 October, 2014