Core Clinical Pathology Lab

Since 1982, the Core Clinical Pathology Lab offers quality control tests and surveys administered by the College of American Pathologists and others.

Laboratory Certification

The CORE and POCT Laboratory is certified by the State of Florida (License #800000135) and by the College of American Pathology (License #15309-01) and by CLIA (License #10D0700790). We have participated in quality control tests/surveys administered by the College of American Pathologists and others since 1982.

Laboratory Personnel

Medical Directors: Dr. Wilfredo Chamizo, M.D.
Laboratory Operations Manager: Diane Kracht
Manager CORE and POCT:  Diane Kracht

Laboratory Hours

24 hours 7 days a week


Located in the Outpatient Care Center, the CORE laboratory is a full service pediatric based facility and is equipped with state-of-the-art instruments including: Vitros, Sysmex, Stago, Architech, Immulite 2000, TEGS.

The CORE lab provides services in the following sub-sections: Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Drug Screens, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Special Hematology

Contact Information

Core Lab: (727) 767-4261
Manager: Diane Kracht
Phone: (727) 767-8596
Main Lab Fax: (727) 767-8514