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Putting Western North Carolina First

Making Clinical Testing Accessible

CommunityLab is a state-of-the-art, regional reference laboratory located in Buncombe County and dedicated to serving Western North Carolina. We offer all the medical testing services of the big national reference laboratories exclusively to the counties of our region. By focusing on serving the western North Carolina region, we provide better turnaround time and overall service.

Local is Better

Advantages of Working with a Regional Reference Laboratory

By partnering with a reference lab located in the Asheville, NC area, you get the friendly experience of a good neighbor coupled with the expertise, knowledge, and quality of a molecular laboratory with over 15 years of experience.

Rapid result turnaround

Local means immediate access to tests you need with no time wasted on shipping. Many turnaround in 24 hours or less.

Courier services for specimen pick up or supply drop offs

Schedule a free courier pick-up online for a set recurring time or when you have samples.

Custom, flexible services

Meet your unique needs with custom packages of tests for your specific requirements.

Convenient locations

We provide staff to collect samples at your location.

State-of-the-art technology

We use the latest methods and technology to ensure quality results as quickly as possible.

Stat testing

Need results fast? We have a wide array of tests available for stat.

Interface Capabilities

We integrate with your EHR for seamless patient care.

Phlebotomy Services

Schedule our phlebotomists to come to your location for specific times or have one placed at your location full time.

Visit our healthcare and employer pages for more advantages.

Partners in Care

Proudly Serving the Region

To best serve the residents of Western North Carolina, CommunityLab partners with:

Hospitals and clinics

Hospitals and clinics

Small or private healthcare practices

Small or private healthcare practices

Nursing Homes

Nursing Homes

Lab Testing for Employers


Learn more about how we serve the Western North Carolina region.

Trusted & Reliable Laboratory

Accreditation and Certifications

CommunityLab is dedicated to providing accurate, reliable and quality results. We are accredited by both CLIA and COLA to ensure we meet the quality standards you deserve.

CLIA accredited lab

The objective of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments is to ensure quality laboratory testing.

cola accredited lab

COLA Inc. is a physician-directed organization whose purpose is to promote excellence in laboratory medicine and patient care through a program of voluntary education, consultation, and accreditation.

Get the dedication and rapid results only a local laboratory can provide combined with all the expertise of an experienced national clinical laboratory.

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