NAICS Code 62151 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories


Health Care and Social Assistance


This industry comprises establishments known as medical and diagnostic laboratories primarily engaged in providing analytic or diagnostic services, including body fluid analysis and diagnostic imaging, generally to the medical profession or to the patient on referral from a health practitioner.

Cross References

Establishments, such as dental, optical, and orthopedic laboratories, primarily engaged in providing the following activities to the medical profession, respectively: making dentures, artificial teeth, and orthodontic appliances toprescription; grinding of lenses to prescription; and making orthopedic or prosthetic appliances to prescription areclassified in Industry 33911, Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing.

Illustrative Examples

  • Medical forensic laboratories
  • Diagnostic imaging centers
  • Medical pathology laboratories
  • Medical testing laboratories
  • Dental or medical X-ray laboratories

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