For medical professionals: Edward Reference Lab

Our full-service clinical and pathology laboratory performs a wide range of routine and specialized testing onsite. We offer report delivery options, professional consultation services and dedicated customer support.

Our team of highly-trained pathologists, technologists and other laboratory professionals is committed to providing the highest quality lab testing. The Edward Reference Laboratory is open 24/7, with many test results often available the same day. Our courier service offers frequent specimen pick-ups to expedite the reporting of results.

Your patients have access to convenient draw center locations, many of which offer evening and weekend hours.

Lab Services Manual

Testing services

Online test directory

Search or browse our online test directory for a full list of the lab services we provide.

For updates regarding our growing list of testing services, view our test updates.

For information regarding a test not found in our test directory, contact Client Services at 630-527-3450.

Specimen collection

Collection instructions and requirements

To ensure the quality and timeliness of lab results, it’s important to follow guidelines for collecting, labeling and transporting specimens. Search or browse our online test directory.

Patient instruction resources

If your patients will be collecting specimens themselves, provide them resources to guide them through the process. Find resources on our online test directory.

Supplies and equipment

Order lab supplies

Your request will be submitted after completing the order supply form.

Order lab supplies

Test updates and news


About us

Our pathology team

Our team consists of board-certified pathologists with sub-specialties in transfusion medicine, cytopathology, gynecological pathology, hematopathology and dermatopathology. The onsite pathologists oversee daily operation of the clinical lab to ensure accurate reporting to our physicians and nursing staff.

Edward Reference Laboratory continually strives for excellence and maintains accreditation by the College of American Pathologists and The Joint Commission. We’re dedicated to providing quality laboratory testing in a timely manner to aid in the proper diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Contact us

Client Service Center

Our dedicated client service representatives are available Monday through Saturday to assist you with accessing all of your laboratory client service needs, including:

  • Lab test ordering
  • Add-on testing
  • Report faxing
  • Courier pickups
  • Technical support
  • Supply ordering

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - noon

Contact us at 630-527-3450.