Patient Centers Locations & Hours
Drive Thru Collection Locations & Hours
Summer Holiday Hours
Winter Holiday Hours
Phone: 517-371-9500 or 800-884-2522
Fax: 517-371-9510

Patient Identification and Specimen Labeling
Anatomic Pathology Labeling Requirements (Histology, Cytology)
Microbiology Labeling Instructions
Copy to-PHI Form (HF-38)

Bone Marrow Biopsy
Fresh Biopsy
Frozen Biopsy
Muscle Biopsy
Nerve Biopsy

HPV Reflex Form - January 1, 2022
Annual Notice to Ordering Providers

Sparrow Hospital Laboratory
CLIA Certificate Main Lab
CAP Certificate Main Lab
Sparrow Center for Laboratory Medicine
CLIA Certificate SCLM
CAP Certificate SCLM
Sparrow Mobile Laboratory
CLIA Certificate Mobile
CAP Certificate Mobile
Sparrow Carson Laboratory
CLIA Certificate Carson
CAP Certificate Carson
Sparrow Clinton Laboratory
CLIA Certificate Clinton
CAP Certificate Clinton
Sparrow Eaton Laboratory
CLIA Certificate Eaton
CAP Certificate Eaton
Sparrow Ionia Laboratory
CLIA Certificate Ionia
CAP Certificate Ionia
Hillsdale Hospital
CLIA Certificate Hillsdale

Sparrow Health System
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Michigan Department of Community Health
About Sparrow Health System
Sparrow is mid-Michigan’s premier healthcare organization that includes hospitals in Lansing, St. Johns, Ionia and Carson City as well as Physicians Health Plan, Sparrow Physicians Health Network, the Sparrow Medical Group and the Michigan Athletic Club. Sparrow is affiliated with Michigan State University’s three human health colleges. Through these partnerships and the dedication of our 10,000 Caregivers, Sparrow pursues a vision to be nationally recognized as a leader in quality and Patient experience. For more information, visit

About Sparrow Laboratories
Sparrow laboratory consists of a group of highly skilled Board-Certified Pathologists who provide patient centered, evidence based care. The laboratory is staffed with Clinical Laboratory Scientists that provide expertise in all areas of the Laboratory. The entire Laboratory team functions under the motto of “The right information to the right person at the right time ... every time.”

The laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologist and the pre and post analytical functions of the Laboratory's Quality Management System are ISO-9001 certified.

In addition to providing a full range of clinical testing, the laboratory also houses a Biosafety level 3 Laboratory that provides services needed by local and statewide agencies in case of a bio-terrorism assault, a Molecular Diagnostics Center of Excellence laboratory, and a full service blood bank.