The "Big Red One" Hospital
The IACH Laboratory is responsible for providing responsive, high quality laboratory testing in support of patient care.
We provide outpatient phlebotomy, specimen receiving and processing, and shipping of samples to reference laboratories.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can be seen here?
Active Duty military, TRICARE Prime, and TRICARE Plus ages three and older.
Is this where I get shots?
No, we are the laboratory, not immunizations.
If I am only dropping off a specimen, do I need to take a ticket?
How early can I get my blood drawn?
We open at 7 am for all outpatient clinical laboratory procedures.
How do I get my lab results?
The Laboratory staff is not authorized to release lab results to patients. Only Correspondence, located on the Third Floor or your provider can give you your results.
I need to do a blood glucose test and I heard it will take a few hours, when is the latest I can arrive to have this test done?
For three and two-hour glucose, and lactose tolerance tests, arrive no later than 12 pm. For a one-hour glucose test, arrive no later than 3:30 pm.
I have a multi-part test or a 24-hour urine collection that needs to be completed on the weekend, how do I go about doing this if the laboratory is closed on the weekends and holidays?
Please contact the Laboratory during normal hours. These tests are not uncommon and are dealt with on a case-by-case basis.
I have a fasting test, what am I authorized to eat or drink?
Please do not eat 10-12 hours prior to the test. Drink as much water as you want and only black coffee (no cream or sugar, to include sugar substitutes). You can take all directed medications as needed. If you have any questions, contact us at (785) 239-7041.
Do you offer other walk-in services other than phlebotomy?
Yes, we offer HIV testing to active duty Soldiers for Medical Protection System (MEDPROS) status updates.
Phone: (785) 239-7041
Hours: Monday - Friday: 7 am - 5 pm
Closed on federal holidays and selected
First floor main corridor,
adjacent to the Pharmacy