Atlas LabWorks

Atlas LabWorks is the premiere laboratory order entry and results reporting system available.

Unrivaled for its functionality, scalability and configurability, the system is built on a central server architecture that can be deployed in any combination of Thick (local database) or Thin (no local database) clients using the same web browser interface over dial-up lines, a network or the Internet. With the most robust functionality available today, Atlas LabWorks can meet the needs of the broadest possible spectrum of users, from individual laboratories doing local outreach to regional and national laboratory networks with multiple labs serving thousands of clients.

Atlas LabWorks provides all of the necessary tools to reduce your Medical Necessity write-offs, accelerate collections and increase operational efficiency. Integrated Medical Necessity Verification allows multiple workflows tailored to your compliance needs and user preferences. Order entry forms are automatically populated with relevant demographic and insurance information from a historical patient database that is dynamically updated. The system drastically reduces data entry errors, ensuring clean orders and accurate billing information, and dramatically increases customer satisfaction.

Service Contacts

Client Services

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 8am to 6:30pm
Call: (205) 971-5706 or 1-877-4LABFIRST

After Hours/Weekends and Holidays
(205) 971-5380 (Grandview LabFirst Main Lab)

Courier Services

LabFirst provides reliable courier services to meet the needs of clients. Our staff will expedite the delivery of your specimens for optimal turnaround time. We offer convenient pickup times in your area.

For specimen pick-ups contact Courier Dispatch
Monday - Friday: (205) 971-5358 or (205) 337-4831
Weekend and Holidays: (205) 337-4955

LabFirst Courier Pickups
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Weekend & Holidays until 2:00pm

Available Tests

Through the structure of LabFirst, we are able to provide you with a variety of testing in the most efficient manner.


CBC, with calculated indices, with or without a differential and individual components of the CBC: WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, and Platelet Count.

  • Westergren Sedimentation Rate
  • Protime (PT)
  • Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT)
  • Fibrinogen
  • Reticulocyte count
  • Plavix (P2Y12)
  • ASA (Asprin) Testing
  • D-Dimer
Basic Chemistry
  • CMS approved Chemistry panels
  • Glucose Testing
  • Lipid/Coronary risk testing
  • HCG, Qualitative and Quantitative
Therapeutic Drugs
  • Lithium
  • Salicylate
  • Digoxin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Phenytoin
  • Phenobarbitol
  • Theophylline
  • Valproic Acid
  • Gentamicin
  • Tobramycin
  • Vancomycin
  • Acetaminophen
  • Quinidine
  • Procainamide with NAPA
Urine Testing
  • Urinalysis (with or without microscopic)
  • Sodium
  • Calcium
  • Protein
  • Urea Nitrogen
  • Potassium
  • Creatinine Clearance
Special Chemistry
  • Hormone Testing
  • Infectious Diseases (HIV and Hepatitis A,B, and C)
  • Electrophoresis
  • HgbA1C
  • Drug Testing
  • Plasma Proteins
  • ANA
  • Zinc
Blood Bank
  • Fetal Screen
  • Monotest
  • Blood Typing (ABO & Rh) and antibody identification
  • Antibody Screen
  • RPR

The Microbiology Department can perform a routine culture and sensitivity on a variety of sample types. By utilizing state-of-the-art techniques, reliable results are available in a timely manner. Gram Stains, Rapid Screens, Occult Bloods and other testing can be ready on a STAT basis. Acid-fast and fungal stains are also part of our microbiology department menu of tests. Ova and Parasite testing is also performed within the LabFirst system.

Analysis of Body Fluids

Spinal fluid

  • cell counts with WBC Differential
  • glucose
  • Protein
  • full range of cultures

Other body fluids

  • Cell counts with differential
  • Crystal exams
  • Fluid Amylase
  • LDH
  • Total Protein

Results Reporting

LabFirst currently utilizes the following methods to deliver reports:

Specimen Collection and Dropoff

Specimen Collection LabFirst Patient Service Centers are strategically located throughout the greater Birmingham Metropolitan area (and surrounding areas), and are open at hours convenient for most patients.

  • No appointment necessary
  • Convenient access and times for most patients
  • Timely, no-hassle service
  • Confidentiality and care to the patient

Specimen collection services are available at any of our Patient Service Centers located in Jefferson and Etowah Counties.

Specimen Drop-off Information

Courier Pickups: M-F 8:30 am until 5:30 pm

You must call to let us know that you are placing a sample in the Drop-Box: (205) 971-5358 or (205) 337-4831

For your convenience we have designated locations for Official LabFirst specimen drop off sites. DO NOT LEAVE STAT SPECIMENS AT THESE LOCATIONS.

LabFirst drop boxes are insulated, but please take proper precautions during extreme heat or cold weather to protect your specimens.

See below for a list of LabFirst Designated drop box locations.

Please remember: times are firm!

Patient Service Centers

Bay Street in Gadsden
401 Bay Street
Gadsden, AL 35901
Phone: (256) 543-2810
Fax: (256) 543-2812
Hours: M-F 7am-4pm

Gadsden Family Practice
851 Goodyear Ave
Gadsden, AL 35903
Phone: (256) 492-4100
Fax: (256) 492-4200
Hours: M-F 7:30am-5pm

Grandview Physician's Plaza
3686 Grandview Parkway, Suite 210
Birmingham, AL 35243
Phone: (205) 971-1746
Fax: (205) 971-3861
Hours: M-F 7:30am-5pm

Princeton POB
801 Princeton Ave SW, POB 1, Suite 222
Birmingham, AL 35211
Phone: (205) 781-4192
Fax: (205) 781-5602
Hours: M-TH 7am-5pm
Friday 7am-3pm


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