Philadelphia City Branding Image

Laboratory Services

Text Size:

Clinical Hematology

The Clinical Hematology section of the public health laboratory identifies constituents found in urine and other body fluids.

Other testing includes: coagulation (used to monitor the effect of blood thinners), sickle cell screening, and urinalysis testing for chemical and cellular components. The section also screens for G-6-PD deficiency, the most common enzyme deficiency in the world.