Laboratory Services | Blessing Health Keokuk

Laboratory Services

Laboratory services are available seven days a week, 24 hours per day for inpatient services. Outpatient hours are 7 AM – 7 PM. Please call if you need laboratory services outside of those hours and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Enter the hospital on the Ground floor (near the ER) and register at Patient Registration. Please bring a photo ID and current health insurance card.


To save you time, pre-registration can be completed online. Online pre-registration must be completed 48 hours prior to your scheduled appointment. 

Lab Services

Standard Lab Services

We offer various lab services, including:

  • Coagulation Testing (Protime, INR)
  • Transfusion Services (Blood Center) 
  • Arterial Blood Gases 
  • Routine Chemistry Testing
  • Routine Urinalysis 
  • Hemogram and Differentials 
  • Serology Testing 
  • Cardiac Markers 
  • Thyroid and Prostatic Testing 
  • Cytology 
  • Surgical Pathology
  • Non-DOT Specimen Collection-urine and drug screen


We also offer various panel services, including:

  • Basic Metabolic Panel 
  • Comprehensive Metabolic Panel 
  • Electrolyte Panel 
  • Hepatic Function Panel 
  • Lipid Panel 
  • Renal Function Panel 

Physician Orders

All tests require an order for the test from your provider. Please bring copies of any written order that your provider may have given to you.


All test are reported to your provider so they can discuss the results with you. Laboratory staff are not authorized to give test results directly to patients. Results may also be obtained through the Medical Records Department or through the Patient Portal.


Blessing Health Keokuk is accredited and certified by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). We also have the Federal Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Certification.