Core Lab – Hematology

Core Lab – Hematology performs routine hematology, urinalysis and coagulation testing of blood and body fluids on a STAT and routine basis. The lab is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our dedicated technologists possess a unique pediatric laboratory testing expertise in each area of the lab, with an average of more than 25 years of experience at CHOP.

Core Lab Hematology criteria for call back

  • WBC >50.0 thou/µl or <1.0 thou/µl
  • Hemoglobin < 5.0 gm/dl or >22.0 gm/dl
  • Platelets
  •  >1,000 thou/µl for all patients
  • ANC  <500/uL
  • Blasts - any percentage

The laboratory assists our patients, clinicians and other clients to solve challenging hematologic problems. We also assist in basic and applied research using advanced technology and critical analysis.

Coagulation Laboratory

The Coagulation Laboratory is dedicated to the highest-quality laboratory evaluation of hemostasis and thrombosis. State-of-the-art tests are performed here to enhance diagnostic capabilities for congenital and acquired bleeding disorders, hypercoagulable conditions, platelet disorders, and autoimmune coagulation disorders. The laboratory takes pride in assisting our patients, clinicians and other clients to solve challenging coagulation problems, help in managing patients' coagulopathies, or the measurement of hemostatic variables in basic and applied research using the cutting-edge technology and critical analysis.

The Medical Director of the Coagulation Laboratory, Dr. Long Zheng, is interested in a variety of aspects of platelet disorders, hemostasis and thrombosis. Dr. Zheng is an authority in thrombotic microangiopathies, and will provide medical consultation and interpretation of test results.

Location

Main Building, 5th Floor, Room 5141

Hours

24 hours/day, 7 days/week

Shipping address

Hematology Lab
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Main Building, 5th Floor
Room 5141
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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