• Lab Classifications

    Classifications for Small, Medium, and High Volume Labs, and Specialty Labs

    Small Volume Laboratories

    • Schedule A Low Volume: performs not more than 2000 tests annually.

    Medium Volume Laboratories

    • Schedule D: performs tests in at least four specialties with a total volume of more than 10,000 but not more than 25,000 annually.
    • Schedule E: performs more than 25,000, but not more than 50,000 tests annually.
    • Schedule F: performs more than 50,000, but not more than 75,000 tests annually.
    • Schedule G: performs more than 75,000, but not more than 100,000 tests annually.

    Large Volume Laboratories

    • Schedule H: performs more than 100,000, but not more than 500,000 tests annually.
    • Schedule I: performs more than 500,000, but not more than 1,000,000 tests annually.
    • Schedule J: performs more than 1,000,000 tests annually.


    • Microbiology: Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology, Virology
    • Serology: Syphilis Serology, General Immunology
    • Chemistry: Routine Chemistry, Endocrinology, Toxicology, Urinalysis
    • Hematology
    • Immunohematology: ABO Grouping and Rh typing, Unexpected antibody detection, Compatibility testing, Unexpected antibody identification
    • Pathology: Cytology, Histopathology, Oral Pathology
    • Radiobioassay
    • Histocompatibility
    • Cytogenetics