The laboratory at ACHS is a hospital-based laboratory offering diagnostic testing for inpatients, outpatients, clinics, nursing homes, surgery and the emergency department.
To provide accurate and timely laboratory results to healthcare providers and patients to assist in making important decisions regarding medical conditions.
ACHS offers a complete spectrum of testing in-house. ACHS staff collect and process blood, urine, stool, nasal and throat specimens for analysis. ACHS is affiliated with MercyOne Des Moines as the reference lab for specialty testing. LifeServe Blood Center supplies blood products to ACHS.
The laboratory is staffed with highly skilled lab assistants and board-certified Medical Lab Technicians (MLT) and Medical Lab Scientists (MLS). Staff work closely with the laboratory at MercyOne Des Moines for consultative support and pathology services.
ACHS Laboratory is certified and licensed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
Phone: 641-743-7217 for questions relating to laboratory services
The laboratory provides 24/7 service for emergency and inpatient services.
Outpatient lab services are provided:
Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday, 8:00am – 11:00am
No appointment is necessary. Wait times may vary.