Health Services

Laboratory Services

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Department of Pathology and Area Laboratory Services (DPALS)*

DPALS is responsible for providing responsive, high quality laboratory testing in support of patient care. DPALS offers clinical pathology services to William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) and other medical treatment facilities (MTF) worldwide, using qualified professionals and state of the art methods and instrumentation. 

The Department of Pathology and Area Laboratory Services consists of WBAMC Main Laboratory (Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Microbiology, Immunology, Anatomic Pathology, Cytology, Histology, Transfusion Services, and Pathology Support), the Biosafety Level III (BSL-III) Laboratory, Point-of-Care Testing (POCT), the outlying clinics, and the Blood Donor Center.

MISSION:

WBAMC DPALS mission is to provide comprehensive care to all beneficiaries including active-duty services members, their family, and retirees.  Our mission is to provide our customers with high-quality timely results that will meet and/or exceed our expectations.

VISION:

It is the vision of DPALS to be the premier Department of Defense (DoD) laboratory and a leader in providing quality testing and general laboratory services by employing state-of-the-art technology and training.

GOALS:

DPALS goals are to prevent error, ensure patient/product safety and quality, improve productivity, and reduce costs.

*The Department of Pathology and Area Laboratory Services are accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP - www.cap.org), AABB (formally known as the American Association of Blood Banks - www.aabb.org), the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
 

Contact Us

Laboratory Phone

915-569-1031 or 915-569-4093

Hours

24/7 Operation
(For outpatient blood collection, please see below, “Outpatient Phlebotomy”)

Location 

18511H (Hospital Building)
Highlander Medics St., 3rd Floor


Outpatient Phlebotomy

Phone

915-742-0633 or 915-742-0632

Hours

Monday through Friday, from 0700 to 1630 (closed on Federal Holidays)

Location 

18511WC (West Clinic)
Highlander Medics St., 1st Floor


Mendoza Soldier Family Care Center

Phone

915-742-1005

Hours**

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, from 0700 to 1630 (BLOOD DRAWS UNTIL 1600)
Thursdays from, 0700 to 1400

Location

11335 SSG Sims ST
Fort Bliss, TX.


McAfee Health and Dental Clinic

Phone

575-674-3568

Hours**

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 0700 to 1700 (BLOOD DRAWS UNTIL 1630)
Thursdays from, 0800 to 1200

Location

1363 Aberdeen Avenue
White Sands, N.M.


Desert Sage Medical Home

Phone

915-742-7040

Hours**

The lab is currently closed.

Location

7400 Helen of Troy Dr.
El Paso, TX. 79912


Rio Bravo Medical Home

Phone

915-742-9743

Hours**

The lab is currently closed.

Location

10460 Vista Del Sol
El Paso, TX.


Soldier Family Medical Clinic

Phone

915-742-3080

Hours**

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, from 0700 to1630 (BLOOD DRAWS UNTIL 1600)
Thursdays from, 0700 to 1400

Location

Building 2496
2496 Ricker Road
Fort Bliss, TX.
 



** This service is not offered on weekends, Federal Holidays, and some Training Holidays. When specimen collection is closed, the requesting clinic/service, patients may be referred to WBAMC Laboratory and/or Outpatient Phlebotomy during business hours.
 

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