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Lab Services for Providers

Pathologists

Boise / Elmore / Fruitland / McCall / Meridian / Nampa

Jerome / Magic Valley / Wood River

Operating Hours

Inpatient and Emergency Department

  • Laboratory Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Outpatient

  • Browse our facility finder for individual collection site hours.
  • Outpatient specimens may be dropped off at all Laboratory locations.




Physician Orders/Requisitions

St. Luke’s is required by Federal and State law to maintain a written copy of the physician orders on file for three years.

Verbal orders for non-St. Luke's providers may be placed by calling:

  • Boise: (208) 381-4550 
  • Eagle: (208) 473-3020 
  • Elmore: (208) 587-0540 
  • Fruitland: (208) 452-9600 
  • Jerome: (208) 814-9760 
  • Magic Valley: (208) 814-0300
  • McCall: (208) 630-2249 
  • Meridian: (208) 706-1536 
  • Nampa: (208) 505-2040
  • Wood River: (208) 727-8671 

Written orders for non-St. Luke's providers may be hand delivered by the patient or faxed to:

  • Boise: (208) 381-2129 
  • Eagle: (208) 473-3022
  • Elmore: (208) 587-9499
  • Fruitland: (208) 452-8601 
  • Jerome: (208) 324-6128 
  • Magic Valley: (208) 814-1936
  • McCall: (208) 634-3017 
  • Meridian: (208) 706-5008 
  • Nampa: (208) 505-2042
  • Wood River: (208) 727-8672

All requisitions must include the following information:

  • Patient’s name
  • Patient’s date of birth
  • Patient’s address
  • Insurance coverage
  • Ordering physician
  • Diagnosis code
  • Testing requested
  • Patient history when required for testing
  • Consulting physician/facility
  • Collection site/specimen collection type (L eye, R finger, cervix, etc.)
  • Physician signature

St. Luke’s Laboratory has a clinical pathology outpatient requisition available for use on the comprehensive test directory.

Result Reporting

Test results for non-St. Luke's providers are available by fax or mail. You can also call our St. Luke's client services (208) 381-8829 for results.

For anatomic pathology reports, please call :

  • For Boise, Elmore, Fruitland, McCall, Meridian, and Nampa: (208) 381-2367
  • For Jerome, Magic Valley, and Wood River: (208) 814-0360



Scheduling for Glucose Tolerance Testing, Sweat Chloride Testing, Autologous Donation, and Therapeutic Phlebotomy

Appointments for these tests must be scheduled. For scheduling, please contact:

Glucose Tolerance Testing (Boise)  (208) 706-5850
Glucose Tolerance Testing (Jerome)  (208) 814-9763
Glucose Tolerance Testing (McCall)  (208) 630-2250
Glucose Tolerance Testing (Meridian)  (208) 706-5850
Sweat Chloride Testing (Boise) (208) 706-5850
Sweat Chloride Testing (Magic Valley)  (208) 737-2023
Autologous Donation/Therapeutic Phlebotomy (Boise)  (208) 381-2612
Therapeutic Phlebotomy (Jerome) (208) 814-9760
Therapeutic Phlebotomy (Wood River) (208) 727-8671
Andrology Services (Boise) (208) 381-2069
Andrology Services (Magic Valley)  (208) 737-2028
Andrology Services (McCall)  (208) 630-2250

Transportation of Clinical Specimens

All specimens must be labeled appropriately and placed in a ziploc bio-hazard bag to prevent risk of leaking or external contamination. Be sure that specimens are collected in leak-proof containers and the lids are securely tightened. The requisition must be attached to or placed in a separate pouch of the transport bag. Specimens with needles are not acceptable.


Point of Care Testing

Our lab services team offers assistance with all aspects of point-of-care testing. Standardizing practices throughout the health system reduces costs, simplifies training, and improves quality. Point-of-care questions can be referred to the following:

System Sandra Jussel (208) 381-8816
Boise - Inpatient Karen Bulow  (208) 381-2849
Boise/Meridian - Ambulatory Amy Berry  (208) 493-0618
Elmore Kathryn Norton (208) 587-0540
Magic Valley/Jerome/Wood River - Ambulatory Stephanie Kelly (208) 727-8671
Magic Valley/Jerome/Wood River Jammye Schwartz (208) 814-0327
McCall  Wendy Hook (208) 630-2219 
Meridian - Inpatient Melinda Davis  (208) 706-4138 
Nampa/Fruitland  Wesley Blackburn (208) 205-7575