CHRISTUS TrinCare Clinical Laboratories

Expect Excellence


As the largest hospital-based reference lab in East Texas, TrinCARE Clinical Laboratories offers a comprehensive test menu and a full range of support services for area health care providers utilizing state-of-the-art instrumentation.

We are committed to providing prompt and accurate laboratory services delivered with the latest information technology.

Our Goal: Enhance the health and quality of life for people in our East Texas communities.

Our Laboratory

Utilizing State-of-the-Art Technology

Robotics System

enGen™ Automation

by Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

Auto-verification & Intellicheck® Technology maximizes electronic transmission to deliver accurate results faster.

MicroSensor™ Technology ensures specimen integrity

Automated Platforms

Chemistry / Special Chemistry

VITROS® 5,1 Chemistry System

by Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

Microslide™ Center - highest reportable result efficiency.

Chemistry / Special Chemistry

VITROS® ECiQ Immunodiagnostic System

by Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

Verifies & documents steps throughout processing ensuring quality results.


COULTER® LH 755 System

by Beckman

Simplifies & automates high volume testing.

Delivers accurate & reliable results every time.


iQ®200 Automated Urine Microscopy Analyzer

by Iris Diagnostics

Uses digital images & Auto-Particle Recognition (APR™) software to classify particles into 12 categories & quantitatively reports results.

Automates specimen preparation, image recognition & interpretation.


Vitek®2 System

by bioMérieux

Fast & accurate microbial identification & antibiotic susceptibility testing.

Extensive identification & susceptibility menu.

Our Services

Draw Stations
Convenient locations, parking & access
Comfortable waiting areas
Friendly & professional staff

Kinsey Medical Plaza
5040 Kinsey Drive, Suite 700
(903) 525-7302
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North Park Medical Plaza
910 E. Houston
Tyler, Texas
(903) 510-8789
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CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic - Douglas
520 E. Douglas
Tyler, Texas
(903) 510-1182
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Willow Wellness Center
820 E. Front Street
Tyler, Texas
(903) 595-6565
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Diagnostic Testing
• Full service chemistry
• Coagulation with factor assays
• Hematology
• Microbiology
• Molecular diagnostics
• Urinalysis

Anatomic Pathology Testing
• Dedicated on-site pathologist team
• Full service histology laboratory
• Complete surgical pathology evaluation
• Complete cytopathology evaluations 

24-Hour Hotline (903) 510-1193 or (866) 286-8201 if outside Tyler.
Call 24 hours a days, 7 days a week, and one of our Call Center Representatives will be happy to assist you. We understand that clinical care is provided around the clock, so our 24-hour hotline is available to help ensure you are able to provide the quality care your patients need and deserve.

Client Services
Our TrinCARE Client Services Team serves as the major information resource for our clients and is committed to providing direct and efficient communication between the laboratory and clinician. Our highly trained and knowledgeable staff will ensure that your inquiry is handled promptly and courteously.

Courier Services
Our uniformed and professional team of drivers is dedicated to the prompt pick-up and accurate delivery of client specimens throughout the region.

Outreach Account Specialists
Our TrinCARE Sales Team will visit you and your staff to ensure TrinCARE is delivering the quality service your practice needs to grow and thrive. Our Sales Team will work with our Client Services Team to keep you informed of any technical or service related updates as well as resolve any issues that may require attention.

Supply Services
The supplies required for collection and transport of specimens to TrinCARE to be tested are provided at no additional charge to our clients. These supplies include:

• Blood collection tubes
• Culturettes
• Fixative
• Needles
• Pap slides and more

Supplies can be ordered by completing the Client Supply Order Form and faxing to (903) 526-7566. Supplies will be delivered by the courier during one of their regularly scheduled stops at your facility.

Your practice and your patients will value the convenience of our automated billing system as well as the efficiency of working directly with our dedicated TrinCARE Billing Representative who is located right here in Tyler, Texas.

At TrinCARE we offer:
• Customized billing with the ability to send electronic, password protected invoices.

TrinCARE will directly bill your patient or their third-party payer, including Medicare and Medicaid.

At TrinCARE we ask that you:
• Provide all required information to avoid follow-up correspondence from our TrinCARE Billing Representative.
• Include diagnosis codes (ICD-9), as they are required for reimbursement.
• Attach a copy of the patient’s insurance card to the test requisition.
• Medicare patients must have signed an Advanced Beneficiary Notice for any tests that do not meet medical necessity requirements, including screening tests.

Please note: Client billing is a monthly statement to a clinic, hospital or a physician for testing charges.

Accepted Insurance Carriers
Please note: TrinCARE is always exploring new network opportunities, so if you have any questions regarding the online list of accepted insurance carries, please call (903) 510-1125 for more information. 

Effective communication between the medical office and the laboratory is crucial to providing quality patient care. And is precisely why TrinCARE utilizes the technology necessary for streamlining the ordering and reporting process for our clients. You will also be able to improve work flow and simplify training requirements due to our single process for entering and receiving reports electronically.

Online Order Entry and Result Software
Clients Can:
• Reduce turnaround times
• Eliminate data entry duplication
• Generate orders & receive results electronically
• Print clean, compliant requisitions with ABN, MSP & HIV Consent Forms
• Check for ABN & medical necessity requirements on the front end
• Produce specimen labels
• Access outstanding test results
• Access results by client’s specific schedules or on-demand
• Customize results based on the client’s requirements
• Apply software updates & enhancements without user intervention
• Refer to a full ICD-9 & test code index to simplify order entry

Electronic Medical Records Interface
Clinics using Electronic Medical Records will be able to:
• Securely interface client EMR system to TrinCARE's LIS system to seamlessly and efficiently transport orders and results
• Utilize either results only interface or bi-directional interface
• Quickly establish connectivity to expedite working interface


CHRISTUS TrinCare Clinical Laboratories
620 S. Fleishel
Tyler, TX 75701

Local: (903) 510-1193
Toll Free: (866) 286-8201
Fax: (903) 526-7566