About Legacy Laboratory Services

Innovative, dedicated, integrated, preferred

Our independent regional reference laboratory offers an extensive testing menu and sophisticated connectivity solutions to both electronic medical records and laboratory information systems. Through a network of testing and patient service centers across the Portland-Vancouver area, Eugene and the Oregon Coast, we support the testing needs of patients, physicians, hospitals, employers, independent physician associations and other businesses with more than 600 technical and support staff, pathologists and Ph.D.s.

Our extensive test menu includes basic chemistry and hematology testing up to and including esoteric chemistry, molecular diagnostics, medical toxicology, cytogenetics, molecular genetics, FISH, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry and commercial toxicology by our SAMHSA-certified laboratory.

We provide:
  • Convenience: 19 laboratories and patient service centers combined, which are conveniently located across the Portland-Vancouver area, Eugene and the Oregon Coast
  • Time savings: A comprehensive support system of in-house couriers, client service representatives and field service representatives
  • Customer service: Compassionate and caring response to the needs of patients including affordable options for uninsured patients
  • Quality: Careful transport of specimens by trained couriers using the Guardian point-to-point tracking system
  • Ease: Orders and results interface to Electronic Medical Record systems or through our Legacy WEBLink


  • 24/7 customer service
  • In-house couriers
  • Online test directory
  • Point-to-point specimen tracking system
  • Web-based reporting
  • Access to local pathologists

Specialty testing

  • Allergy testing
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Cytogenetics
  • Cytology
  • Esoteric chemistry
  • Flow cytometry
  • FISH
  • Hematology testing
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Lymphoma/leukemia
  • Medical genetics
  • Medical toxicology
  • Microbiology PCR
  • Molecular diagnostics
  • Pap test (image-guided) with dual review
  • Pathology
  • Prenatal testing with chromosomal microarray analysis
  • Routine chemistry
  • SAMHSA-certified toxicology
  • TB/Virology
  • Toxicology
  • Tumor markers

Proficiency testing sponsors

  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)
  • American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG)
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • Forensic Drug Testing Accreditation Program (CAP/AACC)
  • International Proficiency Testing Scheme (Immunosuppressants) UK/NEQAS: St. George's University of London, London, UK
  • National Laboratory Certification Program (SAMHSA/NIDA)
  • National Society of Histotechnology (NSH)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Laboratories
  • Vitamin D External Quality Assessment Scheme (DEQAS)

Our accreditation

  • Legacy is a SAMHSA-certified laboratory (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration).
  • Legacy is the only COG-certified laboratory in cytogenetics in Oregon (Children’s Oncology Group protocols).
  • Legacy is accredited in flow cytometry by DAIDS (Division of AIDS, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Health).
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP)