Legacy Laboratory Services is an independent reference laboratory offering extensive medical testing services in the region and connectivity solutions for both laboratory information systems and electronic medical records. We support the testing needs of patients, physicians, hospitals, employers, independent physicians associations and other businesses through our patient service locations across the Portland-Vancouver area, Eugene and the Oregon Coast.
Legacy Laboratory Services earns prestigious ISO 15189 certification.
ISO 15189:2012 is an international standard that specifies requirements for competency and quality specific to clinical laboratories. All phases of the testing process are assessed. Only 36 laboratories in the U.S. have met the standards for this certification. Legacy Laboratory Services is proud to be one of them.
Patient demographics: A vital role in prenatal screening
Prenatal screening — and first-trimester screening in particular — are highly effective means for identifying fetuses that may be at risk of chromosomal and other abnormalities, signaling the need for additional testing. First-trimester screening provides earlier information about potential complications for the fetus. To obtain the most accurate results, however, the lab must receive not just a serum specimen but also the most complete patient demographic data possible.
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