Department of Pathology
Evans Army Community Hospital
First Floor, Room 1500
1650 Cochrane Circle
Fort Carson, CO 80913
Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed on Federal Holidays and Selected
Contact information –
The Pathology Clinic is located on the
first floor of building 7500. Patients
should park in the “F” parking lot.
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.
Clinical and Anatomic Pathology
Who can be seen here?
Active Duty military, Tricare Prime, and
Tricare Plus over the age of 3 years
• HIV Testing
• Chlamydia Testing
• Pregnancy Testing
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is this were I get
A. No, we are the
laboratory not immunizations.
Q. If I am only
dropping off a specimen, do I need to
take a ticket?
Q. How early can I
get my blood drawn?
A. We open at 0700
for all outpatient clinical laboratory
Q. How do I get my
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
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