Laboratory and Diagnostic Services

The Garrison-Foster Health Center employs the services of a State Licensed and Certified medical laboratory. Our lab offers a broad range of testing services, some of which can be performed in-house. Many of our services come at no cost. Our staff are courteous and professional and will hold your information in the utmost confidence. All of our testing services are confidential, although some tests require further reporting to state and federal agencies.

Upon referral from a practitioner, from Colby or elsewhere, our lab staff can perform the following tests on-site:

  • Urinalysis
  • Hemoglobin / Hematocrit                           
  • Strep Test
  • Monospot
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • ESR
  • Wet-Prep
  • HIV (oral fluid or blood)                                                                                                                                                                              
    * There is no charge for the above noted in-house tests

Many tests are performed off-site, but our lab can collect the necessary samples, such as:

  • Chlamydia Test (no cost)
  • Gonorrhea Test (no cost)
  • Urine Culture
  • Pap Smear
  • Detailed Blood Test

Practitioners can order additional diagnostic tests, which are performed at MaineGeneral Hospital in Waterville. These tests include, but are not limited to:

  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound/ CT scan
  • MRI
  • Bone Density
  • EKG

For further information please call the Health Center at: (207) 859-4460.