Clinical Laboratory Services

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    Welcome to the University of Mississippi Medical Center Laboratory Website

    The University of Mississippi Clinical Laboratory system is composed of a Core Laboratory, located in the University Hospital, and outpatient laboratories located at Grants Ferry, the University Medical Pavilion, Lakeland Family Medicine and West Jackson Family Medicine. A division of the Department of Pathology, it encompasses sections within the Core Laboratory including: Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Coagulation, Genetics, Hematology, Microbiology, Serology, Molecular Diagnostics, Toxicology and Transfusion Medicine.
    The Laboratory System provides all the technological and scientific resources available to the profession of laboratory medicine combined with skilled, caring employees. The Laboratory System meets all local, state and federal requirements and is licensed under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988, as amended, and is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and the Joint Commission.
    Staff listing:
    J. Christopher Hancock, MD, Medical Director
    Keith Wilkins, BS, MT(ASCP), Director of Laboratory Services
    Section directors:
    Ayman Asfour, MD, Transfusion Medicine
    Kenneth Muldrew, MD, Microbiology and Serology/Virology/Molecular
    John Lam, MD, Hematology and POC Testing
    Patrick Kyle, PhD, Toxicology, Chemistry and Special Chemistry
    Outpatient facilities:
    William Daley, MD, Family Medicine (Lakeland and West Jackson)
    R. Terry Jackson, MD, Medical Pavilion and Grants Ferry