Health Clinics

DiLorenzo Pentagon Health Clinic

DPHC Laboratory

We strive everyday to provide the best diagnostic laboratory support to your Health Care Provider in a team effort giving you the best care anywhere. Our laboratory has made it OUR standard to continuously exceed the National Capital Region standard for patient wait times, ensuring that you not only get quality service but also don’t have to wait very long to get it. Our lab is accredited by the College of American Pathologist (CAP) and the Joint Commission (TJC).   

Testing performed on-site at the DHTC Lab

Chemistry

  • BMP, CMP, Renal panel
  • LFT, GGTP
  • Lipid panel (requires 12-hour fast: nothing to eat/drink except plain water, consult with your physician regarding any medications)
  • Amylase, LDH, and Uric Acid
  • Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT), by appointment only 703-692-8986

Hematology

  • CBC with/without automated differential
  • Automated reticulocyte count
  • Manual WBC differential
  • Monospot test
  • Semen analysis (post-vasectomy only)

Microbiology/Serology

  • KOH/Wet Prep for in-house HCPs only
  • Rapid Flu
  • Rapid Strep

Urinalysis

  • Urinalysis with/without microscopic
  • hCG/pregnancy test (serum/urine qualitative test only)

Additional Information

Specimen collection is performed during normal operating hours and patients are seen on a walk-in basis. 

  • Biennial HIV requests are handled on a walk-in basis, documentation is required indicating HIV is due.  
  • Appointments are required for glucose tolerance tests and specific patient instructions are available from the lab prior to testing. Please call 703-692-8986 to schedule an appointment with the lab.
  • Patients with lipid panels must fast 12-14 hours prior to specimen collection (nothing to eat or drink except plain water, consult your physician regarding any medications you may be taking).
  • Patients with coagulation tests (PT/PTT/INR) must have a collection time prior to noon to ensure same day testing.
Note: Other lab tests can be collected at DPHC and are shipped to FBCH or WRNMMC on a daily basis.   

Contact Us

Phone

703-692-8986/8990

Hours

Phlebotomy (Blood Draw)
Monday–Friday: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
with limited services from 3:30 to 4 p.m.
for STAT blood draw requests only
Weekends and Holidays: Closed

Third Thursday each month:
Closed from 12 to 4 p.m. for training

Testing Services
Monday–Friday: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location

DiLorenzo Pentagon Health Clinic

The Pentagon, Corridor 8
Washington, D.C. 20310

Penatgon Blood Donor Center

Phone

703-697-0157

Hours

Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Weekends and Holidays: Closed

Platelets by appointment only
Whole Blood walk-in welcome or by appointment

Location

The Pentagon, Corridor 10 and
Main Concourse, Room 2D1063
Washington, D.C. 20310

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