First in Digestive Health for Laboratory Services

Fast, convenient, and accurate diagnostic testing at our office and from your home

Laboratory Services

Capital Digestive Care’s laboratory services complete a continuum of care model with unmatched quality, specialized expertise, and expedited convenience. Our outstanding, in-house laboratory services are a key part of Capital Digestive Care’s integrated GI health network. Our holistic approach supports your health through diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing screening.


We provide comprehensive diagnostic testing – including anatomic pathology, clinical diagnostic services, and molecular diagnostics. That means we can take care of your labs right here – with no extra appointment needed. We also bring the lab to you, with our wide range of at-home testing kits and convenient pick-up and delivery services.

Meaningful Impact:

  • 98 percent of test results turned around in less than 48 hours
  • 500,000+ annual lab tests completed

What We Do

Anatomic Pathology

Our certified laboratory technologists and trained professionals support our team of highly specialized GI pathologists

 

  • 150+ special stains, immunohistochemistry antibodies, and in situ hybridization probes
  • Cutting-edge high-def digital pathology facilitates virtual conferencing and expert peer review

Molecular Diagnostic Services

Rapidly identify the causative agents of infectious diseases to determine the exact cause of your symptoms

 

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
    • PCR testing is critical for quickly detecting difficult to diagnose pathogens
  • Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)
    • EIA tests provide high sensitivity and specificity for disease diagnosis and therapeutic drug monitoring

Clinical Diagnostic Services

Our state-of-the-art clinical lab assists physicians in disease diagnosis and patient care. Capital Digestive Care’s laboratory boasts a comprehensive menu of 150+ blood and urine tests in disease monitoring, routine, specialized diagnostic, and prognostic testing.

 

  • Clinical chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Allergy/immunology
  • Urinalysis
  • Immunoassay

How We’re Different

Comprehensive Diagnostic Testing

 

Our in-house lab handles more:

 

  • Tissue biopsies, including tumor testing and companion diagnostic markers
  • Molecular lab tests that investigate RNA and DNA using stool, blood, urine, or tissue samples
  • Clinical lab tests using urine and blood samples

 

Schedule a Lab Test Pickup

 

 

At-Home Sample Collection and Testing Menu

 

We have an extensive list of tests to diagnose everything from IBD and IBS to vitamin deficiencies, hepatitis, celiac disease, and food allergies and intolerances. We can even ship our kits to you and have your specimen picked up at your door. Our unique at-home delivery and pick-up service means that you get the convenience you want, with the fast test results you deserve.

 

Fast, Accurate Results

 

Our lab employs a team of nationally recognized thought leaders in the GI clinical lab space, including pathologists with a GI focus, as well as a team of board-certified laboratory scientists across all testing modalities. Through our partnership with Chevy Chase Clinical Research, we’re also involved in developing innovative clinical trials designed to offer new and emerging treatment alternatives.

Our Expert Team

Our lab employs more than 25 associates and national thought leaders – including 10 pathologists with a GI focus – as well as a team of board-certified laboratory scientists across all testing disciplines. Through our partnership with Chevy Chase Clinical Research, we’re also involved in developing innovative clinical trials designed to offer new and emerging treatment alternatives.

Contact Lab Services Today.

 

To contact the laboratory for any questions pertaining to diagnostic testing, please call 240-737-0080 (option 4).

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.