- CLIA '88 Registration Certificates
- Operating Hours
- Physician Orders/Requisitions
- Result Reporting
- Transporting of Clinical Specimens
- Point of Care Testing
St. Luke’s Boise 13D00662992
|St. Luke’s Meridian 13D0911726|
|St. Luke's Magic Valley 13D0520576|
|St. Luke's Wood River 13D0520773|
St. Luke's Fruitland 13D2005287
|St. Luke's System Reference Laboratory 13D2018947|
|St. Luke's Nampa 13D2041336|
|Richard A. Stillinger, M.D.|
Magic Valley / Wood River
|Michael Gray, M.D.|
|Kirk Peterson, M.D.|
|Jane Bennett-Munro, M.D.|
St. Luke’s Laboratory Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for inpatient and Emergency Room requests.
Outpatients are received and processed through Registration at the Boise and Meridian Hospital Campuses between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8:00 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. Saturdays. The Magic Valley Campus receives outpatients from 7:00 am to 6:30 pm Monday through Friday. Wood River Hospital receives outpatients from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm.
Click here for individual collection site hours.
Outpatient specimens may be dropped off at all Laboratory locations.
St. Luke’s is required by Federal and State law to maintain a written copy of the physician orders on file for three years.
Verbal orders may be placed by calling:
- 208-381-4550 (Boise),
- 208-706-1536 (Meridian)
- 208-473-3020 (Eagle)
- 208-737-2021 (Magic Valley)
- 208-452-8669 (Fruitland)
- 208-727-8671 (Wood River)
Written orders may be faxed to
- 208-381-2129 (Boise),
- 208-706-5008 (Meridian)
- 208-473-3022 (Eagle)
- 208-737-2022 (Magic Valley)
- 208-452-8601 (Fruitland)
- 208-727-8672 (Wood River)
- or hand delivered by the patient.
All requisitions must include the following information:
- Patient’s name
- Patient’s date of birth
- Patient’s address
- Insurance coverage
- Ordering physician
- Diagnosis code
- Testing requested
- Patient history when required for testing
- Consulting physician/facility
- Collection site/specimen collection type (L eye, R finger, cervix, etc.)
- Physician Signature
St. Luke’s Laboratory has a Clinical Pathology Outpatient Request requisition available for use. Customized requisitions are also acceptable.
St. Luke’s Laboratory Services offers several different ways to receive and view results. Results are available by fax or mail. Boise, Meridian, Fruitland and Woodriver results are available for viewing on the internet via Quickchart and Dashboard. Magic Valley results are available in Meditech PCI. St. Luke’s Laboratory may be contacted directly for results at 208-381-4550 (Boise and Meridian), 208-727-8671 (Wood River) and 208-737-2021 (Magic Valley).
For Anatomic Pathology reports for Boise and Meridian contact 208-381-2367 and 208-737-2035 for Magic Valley and Wood River reports.
Scheduling for Glucose Tolerance Testing, Sweat Chloride Testing, Autologous Donation and Therapeutic Phlebotomy
Appointments for these tests MUST be scheduled. For scheduling, please contact:
|Glucose Tolerance Testing (Boise)||
Glucose Tolerance Testing (Meridian)
Sweat Chloride Testing (Boise)
|Sweat Chloride Testing (Magic Valley)||208-737-2023|
Autologous Donation/Therapeutic Phlebotomy (Boise)
|Therapeutic Phlebotomy (Wood River||208-727-8671|
Andrology Services (Boise)
|Andrology Services (Magic Valley)||208-737-2028|
Transportation of Clinical Specimens
All specimens must be labeled appropriately and placed in a ziploc bio-hazard bag to prevent risk of leaking or external contamination. Be sure that specimens are collected in leak-proof containers and the lids are securely tightened. The requisition must be attached to or placed in a separate pouch of the transport bag. Specimens with needles are not acceptable.
Point of Care Testing
St. Luke’s Laboratory offers assistance with all aspects of Point of Care testing. Standardizing practices throughout the health system reduces costs, simplifies training and improves quality. Point of Care questions can be referred to the following:
|Wood River||Melanie Paisley||208-727-8671|