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Laboratory Outpatient Hours: Monday – Friday 7am to 5pm


The experienced laboratory staff at Baraga County Memorial Hospital offers an extensive menu of laboratory testing and is overseen by Dr. George Krzymowksi, a Board Certified Pathologist. We are comprised of highly trained, Board Certified Clinical Laboratory Scientists and Clinical Laboratory Technicians. Your provider relies on our laboratory to obtain precise and accurate results which deliver important information regarding your health. We are accredited by both The Commission on Office Laboratory Accreditation (COLA) and The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).

Some of our services include:


  • Culture all body fluids, including blood to determine appropriate antibiotic treatment


  • General chemistry, specialty chemistry, diabetes monitoring
  • Glucose Tolerance testing
  • Therapeutic Drug monitoring
  • Arterial and venous blood gases


  • Test for anemia, infection, leukemia
  • Occult Blood testing for colon cancer screening


  • Test for urinary tract infection, kidney stones, diabetes, renal disease


  • Test INR to monitor Coumadin therapy
  • D-dimer test to detect blood clots
  • PTT testing to monitor Heparin therapy


  • Test for pregnancy, H pylori, Mono, Rheumatoid factor, Strep throat
  • Tuberculin Skin Testing (TB)

Molecular Diagnostics

  • Real-Time PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) diagnostic testing

Transfusion Services/Blood Bank

  • Fully stocked blood bank ready for emergencies, routine surgeries, oncology patients
  • Packed red blood cells and fresh frozen plasma available
  • Therapeutic Phlebotomy for Polycythemia

Electrocardiogram (EKG)

  • Routine outpatient, inpatient and emergency EKGs


  • Routine Pap Smears
  • Malignancy screening of fluids and tissues
  • All specimens sent to UP Health Systems Marquette for analysis

Occupational Urine Drug Testing

  • By appointment only Monday through Friday 8:00am to 3:00pm phone 906.524.3334
  • Client must provide chain of custody form and photo ID

For more information or questions regarding Laboratory Services, call Sue Copley, Laboratory Manager at 906.524.3334