Laboratory

Hours: 8:00-4:45 (M-Th); 9:00-4:45 (F)

All lab testing requires an order from a Norris Health Center medical provider.

Norris Health Center laboratory provides routine, preventative and diagnostic testing. The medical laboratory at NHC has met all criteria for the Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization. Accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality and pass a rigorous on-site survey. NHC has earned COLA accreditation as a result of a long term commitment to provide quality service to UWM students.

The NHC laboratory processes about 13,000 tests annually, many of these tests are performed in-house with results being conveyed to the medical provider during the visit.


Example of In-House Tests:

  • CBC (complete blood count)
  • Rapid Mono and Strep throat test
  • Urinalysis
  • Urine Pregnancy test

Examples of Tests sent to our Accredited Reference Laboratory:

  • STI Testing: Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, HIV, Syphilis and Herpes
  • Pap Smear
  • Drug Testing
  • Post vaccination titers