UNC Hospitals Laboratories

All laboratories are on the first floor of the main hospital.


UNC Hospitals Blood Collection Center (Phlebotomy Clinical Practice)

The Blood Collection Center is on the first floor of the hospital, just at the top of the escalators from the ground floor/ main entrance.  You should report at 8:30 am and ask for Kim Harris.  You may be assigned to this collection area or sent to another area within the hospitals or the Ambulatory Care Center.

Carolina Pointe II (Phlebotomy Clinical Practice)

Carolina Pointe II is at 6013 Farrington Road, Suite 101.  (This is near the intersection of Hwy 54 and I-40.) It is the same building as Urgent Care, and says "Radiology & Laboratory" on the outside.  Report at 8:30 am and ask for Patrikar.

UNC Family Medicine (Phlebotomy Clinical Practice)

The UNC Family Medicine clinic is near the corner of Manning Drive and 15-501. You may take any of the buses that go around Bowles Drive; there's an entry to FP from the parking loop that is closest to Manning. Parking at UNC Family Medicine is for patients only. Ask at the front desk for directions to the lab.  Please arrive by 8:15.

Ambulatory Care Center (Phlebotomy Clinical Practice)

The Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) is at the corner of Columbia St and Mason Farm Rd; you can go there directly or there is a regular shuttle from the front of the hospital. Parking at the Ambulatory Care Center is for patients only. You should report to the ACC lab (ground floor) at 8:30 am, but depending on their staffing level you may be sent to another lab (main hospital, women's or children's).

VA and Duke Parking

Plan to arrive early!  The parking lot fills quickly and you will need to allow time for a shuttle bus ride.  Also, note that Duke Molecular is located at a different facility.  See below for directions.

Parking permits are for the Hillsborough Road ("R1") remote lot.

You want to take the bus to "Duke North" or Main Hospital, except for Special Hematology -- see below.

Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center Laboratories

Enter the hospital through the "Patient Entrance".  Go through 2 sets of doors, then right through accordion doors to the elevator.  Labs are on the 3rd floor.


Duke University Medical Center Laboratories

Special Hematology: located at Duke South/ Clinics. When you are facing the front entrance to Duke South you will see an older building to the left. Go to this building and take Entrance 2. Special Heme is down the steps to the left. Rm 0216 Duke South, Orange Zone.

Coagulation, Microbiology: From the Duke North lobby, walk straight past the information desk on the right.  Continue to the right of the elevators and take the hall toward the cafeteria.  Walk past the cafeteria entrance and along the "Garden Walk" to the CARL building.  Take the elevator to the first floor and turn right.  The Core laboratory is on your right.  Microbiology is on your left.

Transfusion Medicine: From the Duke North lobby, look for signs to the Emergency Department.  You will walk toward the right down a hallway.  About halfway down the hallway, there is an entrance to the ED on the left with signs for the Transfusion Service.  Follow those signs to the lab.

Duke University Health System Core Lab -- Molecular Techniques

Take 15-501 to I-85 North.  Take US 501N/ Duke St. exit (176B) toward Roxboro.  Go about 1.4 miles, and turn right onto W. Carver St.  After crossing Roxboro Rd turn left onto Ben Franklin Blvd.  The building is all the way down on the left.  (The address is 4425 Ben Franklin Blvd.)