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Your clear choice for diagnostic excellence...

Baystate Reference Laboratories (BRL) is Baystate Health's clinical diagnostic laboratory service, providing state-of-the-art, convenient Pathology Test/Management Services to physicians, hospitals, and other health care services throughout Western New England.
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We have facilities throughout Hamden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties that can take samples for laboratory testing and analysis. Find one near you
ALTLab Services Patient Guide

Laboratory Services Guide

This is a comprehensive reference to the lab tests Baystate Reference Laboratories supports, specimen requirements, handling practices, fact sheets on standard tests and more.  NOTE: if asked for a user ID and password, both are brl (case sensitive).

Blood Donor Program

Blood Donor Program

BRL is also responsible for collecting and processing donations of blood plasma and platelets that stay at Baystate for our patients. Blood is in short supply in the winter and around holidays, so we invite you to donate blood to the Baystate Blood Donor Program and give the gift of life.

BRL offers a wide range of Pathology Testing, including:


  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Autopsy Services
  • Blood Donor Services
  • Chemistry/Endocrinology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Flow Cytometry
  • Hematology
  • Immunology
  • Laboratory Genetics


  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Perinatal/Placental Pathology
  • Reproductive Biology (IVF)
  • Surgical Pathology
  • Therapeutic Apheresis Services
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Urinalysis
  • Virology/Serology


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Contact Info

Baystate Reference Laboratories
361 Whitney Ave.
Holyoke MA, 01040
Phone: 413-322-4000; 800-778-5599
Fax: 413-322-4001
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