Your trusted partner for quality esoteric lab testing and diagnostic guidance

Quest esoteric laboratories provide cutting-edge research and development of new assays as well as refinement of existing diagnostic tests to produce tools with sensitivity, specificity, efficiency, and clinical value.

Quest Diagnostics® offers the industry’s most comprehensive menu of esoteric lab tests.

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Esoteric lab offerings

From just one partner with four convenient esoteric testing locations—Athena and three Nichols Institute centers—you have the convenience of access to more than 1,500 test options, routine and esoteric, across all fields of medicine. Plus more than 650 on-staff pathologists, technicians, and medical and scientific directors, as well as a renowned Academic Associates program that enables thought leaders to work closely with Quest to foster innovations.
Esoteric, indeed.

  • The Nichols Institute

    Since 1971, the Nichols Institute has served as a full-service clinical reference laboratory with a broad esoteric test menu and a deep expertise in a range of subspecialties, including cancer, endocrinology, genetics/personalized medicine, infectious diseases, and more.

  • Athena Diagnostics

    Athena Diagnostics provides a comprehensive intellectual property portfolio and a test menu including more than 400 assays for the diagnosis of neurological, endocrine, and renal conditions.

  • Cutting-edge technologies

    Quest Diagnostics stays ahead of the curve by staying committed to advancing diagnostic technology.