Routine & STAT Testing
CentraState's Clinical Laboratory Department provides routine and STAT testing for outpatients, inpatients, and patients using the Emergency Department or the Family Medicine Center. Services are provided for all ages—infants through senior adults.
We participate in most insurance plans. If you are unsure of the coverage provided by your plan for laboratory services, call your insurer to confirm.
The Lab is staffed by board-certified pathologists, certified medical technologists and medical technicians, histotechnicians, phlebotomists, clerks and transcriptionists. It is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) , AABB (formerly called the American Association of Blood Banks), New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services, and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA 88).
Comprehensive Diagnostic Testing
The Lab offers comprehensive diagnostic testing, performing more than 500 different diagnostic procedures. The following scope of testing is offered:
- Transfusion Medicine (Blood Bank)
- Stat Lab
Outpatient Laboratory Services
Convenience, skillful and quick service, and experienced staff are hallmarks of CentraState’s Outpatient Lab.
Extended hours of operation are designed to easily accommodate the busy schedules of adults and children:
- Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Saturday, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- At other times and on major holidays, Outpatient Lab services can be accessed through the Emergency Department.
Located on the ground floor of the medical center, the Lab is easily accessible from the outpatient parking lot, as well as from the hospital’s main entrance, where free valet parking is available to all patients receiving services at CentraState. Click Here for more information on valet parking.
Our phlebotomists are careful, considerate and experienced—exceptional qualities that consistently garner high ratings in patient satisfaction surveys. Their goal is provide quick and compassionate service while preventing or limiting potential discomfort.
Wait time is minimal. Patients are generally in and out in 10 minutes.
CentraState’s Outpatient Lab at Monroe
If you’re looking for quality laboratory testing, you can now find it in Monroe. Our highly-skilled phlebotomists at CentraState’s Outpatient Lab are careful, considerate and experienced—providing quick and compassionate service while preventing or limiting potential discomfort.
For Monroe Lab Services, Hours, Insurance, and Results Information click here.
Appointments & Registration
No appointment is required for most tests. Appointments are necessary for glucose tolerance tests, lactose tolerance tests and semen analysis, and should be made through the Centralized Scheduling department at (732) 294-2778.
Before receiving service from the Outpatient Lab, you will need to register for your lab work in the Outpatient Registration department, which is located next to the Outpatient Lab. You will need to bring your prescription, insurance information and personal identification, such as a driver’s license. If you do not have insurance or if services from CentraState’s Lab are not covered by your insurer, you will be billed for your lab work.
Pre-registration is available for Lab services by calling (732) 294-2681. Patients who have registered as a recurring patient having the same procedure on a repeated basis may report directly to the Outpatient Lab. The recurring registration must be renewed in the Outpatient Registration department every 90 days. Prescriptions are valid for one year.
Lab Test Results
Patient reports are automatically faxed to all physicians who accept faxed reports. Reports are mailed to physicians who prefer this service. You will need to contact your physician for your results.