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Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings operates as an independent clinical laboratory company worldwide. It offers a range of clinical laboratory tests, such as blood chemistry analyses, urinalyses, blood cell counts, thyroid tests, Pap tests, hemoglobin A1C, PSA, STD tests, HCV tests, microbiology cultures and procedures, and alcohol and other substance-abuse tests. The company provides testing services that are used by the medical profession in core testing, patient diagnosis, and in the monitoring and treatment of diseases. It also offers specialty testing services in the areas of allergy, clinical trials, diagnostic genetics, women's health, cardiovascular disease, identity, forensics, infectious disease, endocrine sciences, oncology, occupational testing, and pain management. The company provides its services through a sales force to the physicians, hospitals, managed care organizations, governmental agencies, employers, pharmaceutical companies, and other independent clinical laboratories. It operates a national network of 44 primary laboratories and approximately 1,700 patient service centers, as well as branches and STAT laboratories. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings has collaboration with university, hospital and academic institutions, such as Duke University, The Johns Hopkins University, the University of Minnesota, and Yale University to license and commercialize new diagnostic tests. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Burlington, North Carolina.

34,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/14
Founded in 1971

laboratory crp of amer hldgs (LH) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $587.2K
Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer...
Total Annual Compensation: $371.5K
Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $345.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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LabCorp Launches Enlighten Health Genomics Business

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings has launched Enlighten Health Genomics, a new business that reportedly builds on the diagnostic potential of Next-Generation Sequencing, or NGS, technology. Enlighten Health Genomics is part of LabCorp's Enlighten Health, an innovation engine for provider and patient-facing services and tools that enhance treatment decisions, lower healthcare costs and improve patient outcomes. Enlighten Health Genomics combines LabCorp's world-class infrastructure and capabilities with a team of accomplished geneticists to offer diagnostic capabilities, NGS analysis and interpretation, and informed genetic counseling.

LabCorp to Cut 57 Birmingham Jobs

LabCorp has plans to eliminate up to 57 jobs at its Birmingham office. According to a filing with the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, the reduction does not involve the closure of its Birmingham facility. The company's filing said the start date for the layoffs is Oct. 15.

LabCorp Announces the Availability of InformaSeq(SM) Non-Invasive Prenatal Test

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings announced the availability of the informaSeq Prenatal Test. The informaSeq Prenatal Test is an advanced, non-invasive, next-generation prenatal screening assay that can assess risk for multiple fetal chromosomal aneuploidies, or abnormalities in the number of chromosomes, from a single maternal blood draw. There are testing options for several additional common sex-related aneuploidies. The test is offered through Integrated Genetics, part of the LabCorp Specialty Testing Group of laboratories that offer advanced esoteric and genomic testing. In addition to the informaSeq Prenatal Test, Integrated Genetics offers a full complement of reproductive genetic screening and diagnostic options to support a physician's pregnancy management protocols.


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