Laboratory Services

The laboratory at Missouri Baptist Medical Center is committed to improving the health of the people and communities we serve by providing accurate, timely and quality laboratory test results. Missouri Baptist operates a full-service laboratory that provides testing support for both inpatient and outpatient platforms. More than 2 million tests are performed annually. The laboratory at Missouri Baptist Medical Center is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), The Joint Commission (TJC), and the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB).

Dedicated Service

Our services are provided within a professional environment that is patient and physician focused.  Under the direction of nine board-certified pathologists, testing is performed by highly trained and skilled clinical laboratory scientists who provide extensive knowledge and experience to help manage patient care. The laboratory at Missouri Baptist Medical Center provides convenient, local access to STAT and routine laboratory testing 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The laboratory at Missouri Baptist ensures the continuity of care between inpatient and outpatient testing. Ongoing implementation of relevant test strategies specific to the needs of the community and providers is a top priority. The laboratory at Missouri Baptist provides testing support for all areas of the hospital, as well as multiple outpatient laboratory draw centers. Many physician offices also choose to send their specimens to the laboratory at Missouri Baptist for high quality laboratory testing.

In the tradition of Missouri Baptist Medical Center we are committed to maintaining excellence while providing quality, cost effective laboratory services that provide critical information to our customers.  The Laboratory at Missouri Baptist Medical Center is able to provide rapid turnaround times — when every minute counts!

Patient Service Locations

Outpatient Laboratory Main Entrance
3015 N. Ballas Rd
St. Louis, Missouri 63131

Monday-Friday: 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Sat. and Sun.: 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Professional Building B, Suite 112
3009 N. Ballas Rd.
St. Louis, Missouri 63131

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center Outpatient Center
3844 S Lindbergh Blvd, Suite 110
Sunset Hills, Missouri 63127

Monday-Friday: 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information, call Laboratory Customer Service at 314-996-4522.

Test Catalog

Visit our patient resources page for more information regarding the laboratory testing offered.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the outpatient lab located at Missouri Baptist Medical Center?

The outpatient laboratory is located just inside the Main Entrance. Complimentary valet service is offered at this entrance.

Download a campus map

Do you take appointments for lab draws?

We do not take appointments for lab draws. Patients are seen in the order in which they arrive.

What will my insurance cover?

BJC is covered as in-network with many health insurance plans. Please contact your insurance provider before scheduling your test to make sure you are covered. After the test, we will submit claims to your insurance company.

How do I obtain my lab results?

To obtain your results:

  1. Contact the provider who requested the laboratory testing;
  2. Contact Medical Records to obtain a copy of your lab results at 314-996-5111; or
  3. Sign up for MyChart at the time of your draw and you will be able to log into the site to view your results at https://www.bjc.org/mychart

What should I bring to my lab draw?

Please bring your physician orders, a current photo ID (driver’s license, military ID, passport) and your insurance card. Physician orders can also be faxed electronically to 314-996-4261.

I have questions regarding my laboratory bill, who can I contact with questions?

For questions regarding your laboratory bill, please call the number listed on the bill or contact laboratory customer service at 314-996-4522. For pathology billing questions, please contact Parkway Pathology at 855-696-9618.

How should I prepare for my visit?

Before visiting the lab for a blood draw, be sure to discuss your lab testing and address any questions/concerns with your provider. Certain tests require special preparation to ensure the most accurate results.

I received a 24-hour urine collection kit. How do I start this urine collection?

Your healthcare provider wants you to collect a 24 hour urine sample for testing as part of your health care. Important decisions are made based on the results of your urine test, therefore proper collection is very important. For 24-hour urine collection instructions, please visit our patient resources page:

Download the 24-hour urine collection instructions

Return your specimen to the MBMC Laboratory for testing within 24 hours of collecting the final sample. Registration occurs when the sample is returned.

I received a stool collection kit. How do I collect these samples?

Your healthcare provider wants you to provide stool samples for testing as part of your health care. Important decisions are made based on the results of your stool test, therefore proper collection is very important. For stool collection instructions, please visit our patient resources page:

Download the stool collection instructions

Return your specimen to the laboratory for testing within 24 hours of final sample collection. Registration occurs when the samples are returned.

How long does it take to get lab test results?

Most laboratory testing is complete within 24 hours of collection. Your provider will receive the results once complete. For more information regarding test turnaround time, please call the laboratory at 314-996-4522.

Are there any dietary restrictions I should be aware of before my blood is collected? What is fasting?

To ensure the most accurate results, certain blood tests require you abstain from food or drink except for water, which is called a “fast,” for 8 to 12 hours before your blood collection. You should be informed in advance by your provider of any food/medication restriction prior to your blood draw.

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