A core staff of highly trained pathologists and more
than 100 technologists and technicians work in Monmouth's fully computerized
clinical laboratory. Its large central computer
processing unit is connected to the 80 terminals in the lab, as well as with terminals
at nursing stations and outpatient areas throughout the hospital,
ensuring that patient test results are the most up-to-date and immediately
Monmouth's leadership in laboratory analysis puts it in the forefront
of the diagnosis of disease.
The laboratory provides thousands of different diagnostic tests
from a standard blood count or urinalysisto the new generation of
more complex tests.
Monmouth is the only hospital in the area that
offers a cytogenetics laboratory for chromosome analysis, a molecular
diagnostics and gene rearrangement laboratory, and a full-range
toxicology and therapeutic drug analysis.
Equiped with the most advanced instrument, Monmouth is the regional
leader in flow cytometry and electron microscopy capabilities.
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
Founded in 1951 by the Department of Pathology, Monmouth's School
of Medical Technology holds certification from the National Accrediting
Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. The faculty includes 45
technical personnel and 21 physicians, including Louis Zinterhofer,
M.D., the director of Pathology at Monmouth and the school's medical
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