Fairview Diagnostic Laboratories

Fairview Diagnostic Laboratories

Client Services
Fax: 612-273-0183

Our Approach

Fairview Diagnostic Laboratories is a full-service reference laboratory. We offer the largest comprehensive test menu in the Minneapolis / St. Paul metro area. Recognized regionally and nationally, we offer a full range of testing services with a strong emphasis on quality, accuracy, and timeliness. We also offer competitive pricing and outstanding customer service.

We offer:

  • Pediatric sample handling capabilities based on micro-sampling techniques.
  • Web access to our reference guide with search capabilities and a cross-reference index, including minimal sample collection volumes.
  • Six laboratory sites throughout Minnesota, conveniently located to save time and money, improve turn-around time, and minimize risk to specimen integrity.
  • Extensive courier services.
  • Web-based connectivity allowing online order entry, results retrieval, interface to your EHR and practice management system, as well as graphing and trending of patient results.
  • Technical consultation and interpretive assistance.

Contact Us

If you are interested in learning more about what Fairview Diagnostic Laboratories can do for your organization, call and speak to one of our Sales & Marketing Specialists at 612-273-7838.


Fairview Diagnostic Laboratories can interface from the physician office's electronic health record (EHR) to Fairview's laboratory computer system. Orders and results interfaces will extract laboratory orders from and deliver the patient's laboratory results directly into the customer's EHR. We also offer a browser-based portal software application for an efficient laboratory ordering, tracking and reporting system.

Take advantage of our partnerships

Our partnership with University of Minnesota keeps us on the cutting edge of laboratory technology and gives you access to industry-leading laboratory services.

General Laboratory Services

  • Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Urinalysis
  • Coagulation
  • Blood bank
  • Toxicology
  • Therapeutic drug analysis

Specialty Laboratory Services

  • Allergens
  • Andrology
    • Semen analysis
    • Advanced sperm testing
    • Sperm freezing for fertility preservation and in-vitro fertilization
  • Anatomic and surgical pathology 
    • Expert pathology interpretations by board certified pathologists, including specialists in gastrointestinal (GI) pathology and hepatopathology
    • Immunohistochemistry (IHC) stains
    • In Situ Hybridization (ISH) special stains
    • Biochemical genetics
  • Cytogenetics – complete services
  • Cytopathology 
    • SurePath® imaged pap smear technology
    • Non-GYN cytology
    • Fine-needle aspirate (FNA) preparation and interpretation
  • Fairview Express Lab (direct access testing)
  • Fetal maturity testing by lamellar body count
  • Flow cytometry
  • Genomic center
    • Next-generation genomic sequencing
    • Prosigna breast cancer gene signature assay
  • Hematopathology / bone marrow
  • Immunology / HLA testing
  • Infectious Disease Diagnostic Laboratory 
    • Bacteriology
    • Parasitology
    • Mycology
  • Molecular diagnostics
  • Protein and endocrine testing
  • Special coagulation (Esoteric Coagulation)
    • Coagulation abnormality assessments
    • Factor assays