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Clinical Laboratories at UCSF Medical Center perform diagnostic or lab tests for patients in our hospitals and clinics as well as for our researchers. Your doctor may prescribe certain tests to better understand your medical condition. These tests are performed in the areas of chemistry, hematology or blood, immunology, microbiology, molecular diagnostics, toxicology and transfusion medicine.

Laboratories are located at our China Basin, Mount Zion and Parnassus campuses. These labs perform more than 4.2 million tests a year.

Our Research and Technology

UCSF is one of the world's leading research institutions in health science, with roughly 1,000 clinical trials in progress.