Where Can I Go To Get A Lab Test?

To help you locate an accredited laboratory/testing center, a list of resources has been compiled and can be found below.

Consult with your health care provider about any lab testing that you may be considering. It is also important to follow up with your health care provider to discuss your results within the context of your medical history.

Other Ways to Search for Labs

CAP Certified Labs

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is the leading organization of board-certified pathologists. CAP has stringent, voluntary accreditation programs for labs performing testing.

Find a CAP-Accredited Lab

Joint Commission Accredited Labs

The Joint Commission is a global driver of quality improvement and patient safety in health care. Joint Commission accreditation is recognized as the Gold Standard for Quality in Health Care.

Find a Gold Standard Lab

NIH Genetic Testing Registry

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Genetic Testing Registry (GTR®) provides a central location for voluntary submission of genetic test information by providers, such as those for prenatal testing, BRCA genetic variants, and pharmacogenetics.

Enter the Registry

Over-the-Counter Tests

Home use tests, also called over-the-counter tests, can be found using the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)’s Search IVD Over the Counter (OTC) Database. Learn more about Home Use Tests and click here for instructions on how to find all FDA-approved home and lab tests.

Access Database

Ask a Laboratory Scientist

Ask A Laboratory Scientist

This form enables patients to ask specific questions about lab tests. Your questions will be answered by a laboratory scientist as part of a voluntary service provided by one of our partners, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. Please allow 2-3 business days for an email response from one of the volunteers on the Consumer Information Response Team.

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