Provider Resources

Clinicians working in a lab environment

Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories offers an extensive in house testing menu at our state of the art laboratory in Santa Barbara, California.

For Medical Professionals

Alert Sign for Covid-19ALERT: Effective March 10, 2020, PDL is offering the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), NAA test through LabCorp, our primary reference lab. This test is intended for use in the detection of SARS-CoV-2 to assist in the diagnosis of COVID-2019 infections.

This test is orderable through PDL using Order Code: LAB10716. Please refer to the Client Notice Client Notice COVID-19 and Client Notice COVID-19 FAQ for additional information including specimen requirements. Specimen requirements are also available in our online test catalog.

Please note:

  • PDL does NOT offer any collection services for this testing.
  • DO NOT direct suspect COVID-19 patients to a Patient Service Center.
  • Contact PDL dispatch for pickup from provider office if routine pickup is not already scheduled.

Information is available online:

SB County Public Health:
SLO County Public Health:
Ventura County Public Health:
Center for Disease Control:
Cottage Health:

Quickly access online tools, guides and forms:

Client Billing

Log in to review ordering activity, view invoices, make payments, complete missing information requests or to contact us about your bill.


PDL offers a number of options for streamlining electronic workflows.

Forms, Guides, Resources

  • Forms: Access to forms for supply orders, add on requests, standing orders and more.
  • Guides: Guides for Microbiology culture work-up as well as antibiograms are available.
  • Resources: PDL STAT list and PDL Updates.

Medical Necessity ICD Tool

  • Tool allows for look-up of:
    ICD 9-ICD 10 code
  • ICD 10 code by keyword search
  • Medical necessity check of a specific lab test to the ICD 10 code

PDL Connect

Access your patient test results 24/7 or place new orders through PDL CONNECT portal.

Online Education Materials

Increase your knowledge of laboratory services by browsing free training courses, tools and other resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Test Directory

Time of Service (TOS) Tool

PDL offers a Time of Service price discount program for uninsured patients. Contact your sales representative for more information.

COVID-19 Testing Information for Providers

Beginning April 21, 2020, Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories (PDL) will have a designated COVID-19 PCR test specimen collection site to serve patients with a provider referral.

Testing Site Information

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