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Laboratory Resources

Community Blood Bank

  • The Community Blood Bank is a non-profit, joint, cooperative venture of Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center and Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls. The mission of the Community Blood Bank is to ensure a safe, reliable supply of blood in Sioux Falls and the communities we serve in eastern South Dakota, southern Minnesota and northwest Iowa.

Lab Tests Online

  • A public resource on clinical lab testing from the laboratory professionals who do the testing.

Roche Diagnostics, MyLabOnline

Arup Consult

  • Physicians guide to laboratory test selection and interpretation.

Labs are Vital

  • Labs Are Vital™ exists to support laboratory professionals everywhere by celebrating their contributions and extending the lab's influence within the health care community.

Mayo Medical Laboratories

Awards & Accreditations

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The first hospital laboratory in the United States to achieve Accreditation to the gold standard ISO-15189 Quality and Competence international standard in both Clinical and Anatomic Pathology.

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Other Awards & Accreditations

AABB Accredited

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Avera McKennan Laboratory is accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB).

FACT Accredited

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Avera McKennan Laboratory is accredited by the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).