Department Spotlight: Laboratory


Nicole Pourciau, MT, Yvette Garrett, MT, Assistant Manager, Elizabeth Gosserand, MT, Lab Manager, Mimi Guidroz, MT


The Laboratory Department at Pointe Coupee General Hospital plays a major role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases. The Laboratory helps to improve patient care by providing safe onsite testing for a variety of discipline, including blood bank, chemistry, coagulation, hematology, microbiology, parasitology, serology, and urinalysis.

Under the leadership of Lab Manager, Liz Gosserand, M.T. (ASCP), and Assistant Lab Manager, Yvette Major-Garrett, M.T. (ASCP), our accreditations and team of laboratory professionals ensure our commitment to the rigorous laboratory standards for accuracy and reliability. Our laboratory professional team consists of Medical Technologists, Medical Laboratory Technicians, Laboratory Assistants, and Phlebotomists.


Pictured, from left to right: Felisha Elloie, MLT, Siera Thomas, Phlebotomist, Chevelle Gremillion, Phlembotomist, Elizabeth Gosserand, MT, Lab Manager, Angie Ramagos, MT, Yvette Garrett, MT, Assistant Manager, Lea Pourciau, MLT, Marci Cloughley, MT, Derwin Wyble, MT, Gretta Shields, Phlebotomist, Chasity Prestenback, MLT


Our laboratory is staffed 24/7 to meet the needs of the community. The Laboratory not only provides services to our outpatient population, including local nursing home and home health agencies. The Laboratory at Pointe Coupee General Hospital is CLIA certified and remains committed to providing our patients with the utmost standard of care.

Up-to-date Laboratory hours are available online.

Not pictured above: Ronnie Callegari, MT, Debra Bracey, MT, Candace Roy, MLT, Rachal Temple, MLT, Charity Torres, Lashell Jeanpierre, Shelley Leonard, Blair Rogers, Cherelle Gremillion, Stephanie Chaney, Windy Bergeron, Deandria Bergeron, and Karen Livingston.