LabFirst delivers exceptional laboratory services to healthcare providers and patients. Our quality service begins at the time a patient enters a LabFirst Patient Service Center and continues throughout the post-analytical process. Through the provision of LabFirst's quality testing, timely and accessible reporting and clinically relevant information, physicians and healthcare providers are enabled to treat and diagnose patients more accurately and efficiently.
Unrivaled for its functionality, scalability and configurability, the system is built on a central server architecture that can be deployed in any combination of Thick (local database) or Thin (no local database) clients using the same web browser interface over dial-up lines, a network or the Internet. With the most robust functionality available today, Atlas LabWorks can meet the needs of the broadest possible spectrum of users, from individual laboratories doing local outreach to regional and national laboratory networks with multiple labs serving thousands of clients.
Atlas LabWorks provides all of the necessary tools to reduce your Medical Necessity write-offs, accelerate collections and increase operational efficiency. Integrated Medical Necessity Verification allows multiple workflows tailored to your compliance needs and user preferences. Order entry forms are automatically populated with relevant demographic and insurance information from a historical patient database that is dynamically updated. The system drastically reduces data entry errors, ensuring clean orders and accurate billing information, and dramatically increases customer satisfaction.
Hours of Operation:
8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Call: (205) 971-5706 or 1-877-4LABFIRST
After Hours/Weekends and Holidays:
(205) 971-5380 (Grandview LabFirst Main Lab)
LabFirst provides reliable courier services to meet the needs of clients. Our staff will expedite the delivery of your specimens for optimal turnaround time. We offer convenient pickup times in your area.
For specimen pick-ups contact Courier Dispatch:
Monday - Friday (205) 971-5358 or (205) 337-4831
Weekend and Holidays (205) 337-4955
LabFirst Courier Pickups: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Weekend & Holidays until 2:00 pm
Menu of Tests
Through the structure of LabFirst, we are able to provide you with a variety of testing in the most efficient manner.
- Basic Chemistry
- Therapeutic Drugs
- Urine Testing
- Special Chemistry
- Blood Bank
- Analysis of Body Fluids
CBC, with calculated indices, with or without a differential and individual components of the CBC: WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, and Platelet Count.
- Westergren Sedimentation Rate
- Protime (PT)
- Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT)
- Reticulocyte count
- Plavix (P2Y12)
- ASA (Asprin) Testing
- CMS approved Chemistry panels
- Glucose Testing
- Lipid/Coronary risk testing
- HCG, Qualitative and Quantitative
- Valproic Acid
- Procainamide with NAPA
- Urinalysis (with or without microscopic)
- Urea Nitrogen
- Creatinine Clearance
- Hormone Testing
- Infectious Diseases (HIV and Hepatitis A,B, and C)
- Drug Testing
- Plasma Proteins
- Fetal Screen
- Blood Typing (ABO & Rh) and antibody identification
- Antibody Screen
The Microbiology Department can perform a routine culture and sensitivity on a variety of sample types. By utilizing state-of-the-art techniques, reliable results are available in a timely manner. Gram Stains, Rapid Screens, Occult Bloods and other testing can be ready on a STAT basis. Acid-fast and fungal stains are also part of our microbiology department menu of tests. Ova and Parasite testing is also performed within the LabFirst system.
Analysis of Body Fluids
- cell counts with WBC Differential
- full range of cultures
Other body fluids
- Cell counts with differential
- Crystal exams
- Fluid Amylase
- Total Protein
LabFirst currently utilizes the following methods to deliver reports:
- ATLAS LabWorks
- Result interface to Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
- Remote Print
- Faxed directly to the physician's office
- U.S. Mail
- Courier Delivery
Specimen Collection and Dropoff
LabFirst Patient Service Centers are strategically located throughout the greater Birmingham Metropolitan area (and surrounding areas), and are open at hours convenient for most patients.
- No appointment necessary
- Convenient access and times for most patients
- Timely, no-hassle service
- Confidentiality and care to the patient
Specimen Drop-off Information
Courier Pickups: M-F 8:30 am until 5:30 pm
You must call to let us know that you are placing a sample in the Drop-Box: (205) 971-5358 or (205) 337-4831
For your convenience we have designated locations for Official LabFirst specimen drop off sites. DO NOT LEAVE STAT SPECIMENS AT THESE LOCATIONS.
LabFirst drop boxes are insulated, but please take proper precautions during extreme heat or cold weather to protect your specimens.
See below for a list of LabFirst Designated drop box locations.
Please remember: times are firm!
Patient Service Centers
Bay Street in Gadsden
401 Bay Street
Gadsden, AL 35901
Phone: (256) 543-2810
Fax: (256) 543-2812
Gadsden Family Practice
851 Goodyear Ave
Gadsden, AL 35903
Phone: (256) 492-4100
Fax: (256) 492-4200
Grandview Physician’s Plaza
3686 Grandview Parkway, Suite 210
Birmingham, AL 35243
Phone: (205) 971-1746
Fax: (205) 971-3861
801 Princeton Ave SW, POB 1, Suite 222
Birmingham, AL 35211
Phone: (205) 781-4192
Fax: (205) 781-5602
Valley Road, 1st floor