Pathology Laboratory

Level 3
Hours of service: 
Refer to Laboratory User Manual
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The pathology laboratory commenced operation on 18 November 1985. Initially a limited service was provided for Naas General Hospital, St Vincent’s Athy and Baltinglass District Hospital. In June 1989, laboratory services were expanded to cover GPs in the Kildare/West Wicklow area including Clane General Hospital. At present, the laboratory serves approximately 120 GPs. The laboratory disciplines include Blood Transfusion, Clinical Chemistry, Haematology/Coagulation and Microbiology. More specialised tests not currently performed at Naas General Hospital laboratory are outsourced to appropriate referral laboratories.

The laboratory is fully accredited as a medical testing laboratory to ISO 15189:2012, registration number 259MT. For the full scope of accredited tests, please refer to the Irish National Accreditation Board website at

The National Pathology handbook is available to download:

Please refer to the Lab User Manual below for all Laboratory and test information.


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