The scope of care monitored by the Pathology and Medical Laboratory Services is complex. It includes diagnostic and therapeutic services provided by both Clinical and Anatomical sections. The type of patients served include patients of all age groups from neonatal to geriatric inpatients, outpatients, physician referral and nursing home patients.
The Laboratory is directed by Pathologists certified by the American Board of Pathology in both anatomical and clinical Pathology. The supervisor and technical staff is composed of qualified Medical Technologists, Cytotechnologist and Histologists, registered by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and licensed by the State of Florida. Qualified Phlebotomists and clerical staff complete the Department. Department services provided within the scope include hematology, chemistry, microbiology, toxicology, serology, urinalysis, therapeutic drugs, blood bank, histology, and cytology.
FWBMC laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB).