The UK laboratory offers adult and pediatric blood drawing and urine testing services through UK HealthCare. A written doctor's order or lab requisition is required for testing to be performed. Results are available through your physician's office or by accessing the online patient portal. For quicker service, contact your provider to schedule an appointment at any of the following locations.
Kentucky Clinic South | Directions »2400 Greatstone Point Ground floor Lexington KY 40504 Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Phone: 859-257-6773 Pediatric blood collection: Yes
Professional Arts Center Diagnostic Center | Directions » 135 Maxwell St. First floor Lexington KY 40536 Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Phone: 859-226-7200 Pediatric blood collection: Yes
Kentucky Clinic | Directions » 740 S. Limestone Second floor: Room E206 Lexington KY 40536 Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Phone: 859-257-3519 Pediatric blood collection: Yes
Fasting is often required for lab test accuracy. This generally means you should not eat or drink anything but water after midnight the day of the test. Check with your physician for specific instructions.
If your physician has ordered sweat chloride testing, a test for cystic fibrosis, it is to be scheduled by the physician's office. This testing is performed Monday through Thursday. Please call 859-257-3519 for more information.
If your physician orders urine testing, please follow these procedures to ensure accurate results:
UK HealthCare wants to ensure that we have your current insurance information so that you are not billed unnecessarily.
UK HealthCare needs this information in order to bill your current insurance company.
Your name and date of birth are compared to the information on your lab requisition and are used to verify your identity.
If UK HealthCare is a participating provider with your health plan, your out-of-pocket costs are usually limited to co-payments, co-insurances and/or other deductibles. We recommend that you contact your insurance company/health plan if you have questions regarding your benefit coverage or how your services will be covered.
You may receive separate bills for services received at UK HealthCare: one for professional fees (services provided by a pathologist) and one for hospital fees (lab tests). Each billing area has a separate customer service phone number:
We will send your test results to the physician who ordered the test. We can send the results to another physician if requested at the time of collection and the following information is provided; name, address, phone number, fax number.
The blood drawing stations cannot release results directly to patients. The laboratory can release test results only to your doctor or to another doctor if requested by your physician.
Laboratory or pathology test results are available from the office of the physician who ordered the test.
UK pathology and laboratory medicine
1000 S. Limestone
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40536
800-333-8874 (toll free)
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