|healthcare = laboratory|
|A medical laboratory, a place which performs analysis and diagnostics on body fluids|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: de facto|
|Tools for this tag|
The tag healthcare=laboratory is used for a : a place which performs analysis and diagnostics (physicochemical, biochemical, hematologic, immunological, microscopic, bacteriological, etc.) on body fluids such as blood, urine and faeces.
A medical laboratory is sometimes open to the public for sample collection, but may only accept samples which were collected elsewhere. It is equipped with measuring instruments, employing professional lab and medical staff. It may be an independent entity or a part of a hospital or clinic.
Tags to use in combination
- contact:website=* or website=*
- opening_hours=* for example: Mo-Fr 07:00-16:00; Sa 07:00-12:00
- ref=* The reference code
- healthcare:speciality=blood_check main analysis for example: blood_check