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Lab Services at Lakeshore

(415) 353-2736

UCSF Lab Services at Lakeshore performs diagnostic and other laboratory tests for patients receiving care in our hospital and clinics, as well as for our scientific researchers. Your doctor may order certain tests to better understand your condition.

UCSF laboratories perform more than 4.2 million tests each year. Our laboratories are state licensed, certified under the federal Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments, and accredited with distinction by the College of American Pathologists.

Our labs are committed to providing safe and excellent services. Walk-ins are welcome at this location, or you can schedule your next appointment for this location through the MyChart website or app.

This location offers a limited blood draw menu. If you are self-scheduling, please refer to the special test instruction page for information on where and when various tests are available. If you need your blood drawn, please refer to this list of locations to find the most convenient location for you, including sites specifically for patients with cancer.

Please note that this lab:

  • Cannot accommodate urgent requests.
  • Does not perform glucose tolerance testing.

If your specimen must be processed immediately or you need a glucose tolerance test, visit our lab at Parnassus, Mission Bay or Mount Zion.

Also note: UCSF lab services do not test for COVID-19. If you have COVID-19 symptoms, please contact your provider for guidance.

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    Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building

    1825 Fourth St., Third Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94158

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    San Francisco, CA 94115

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    400 Parnassus Ave., First Floor
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